The National Research Council’s Review of NASA’s Aviation Safety-Related Programs was hosted at the NASA Ames Convention Center on September 3–4, 2009. Ames Research Center (ARC) and Intelligent Systems Division staff supported several elements of the review, including high-level overviews to the entire committee, and detailed breakouts that included on-site laboratory/facility visits, briefings, and discussions.
Dr. Amy Pritchett, Aeronautical Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) Program Director for the Aviation Safety Program thanked all the participants who supported the review and commented that the review committee complimented all the researcher discussions and seemed quite impressed.
BACKGROUND: The National Research Council’s Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, in conjunction with the Transportation Research Board, has established an ad hoc study committee to conduct an independent review of NASA’s aviation safety-related research programs. The review shall assess whether:
This study is sponsored by NASA. The starting date for the project was December 15, 2008. The final report is planned for release in April 2010.
Ames participants included:
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