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Download as PDF 49296 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2013 / Notices placed close to obstacles, both movable and immovable. Robots will be required to navigate over unknown terrain, around obstacles, and in varied lighting conditions to identify, retrieve, and return these samples. Winners will be determined based on the number of samples returned to the designated collection point as well as the value assigned to the samples. [FR Doc. 2013–19547 Filed 8–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice 13–093] Centennial Challenges 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of Centennial Challenges 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge. AGENCY: This notice is issued in accordance with 51 U.S.C. 20144(c). The 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge is scheduled and teams that wish to compete may register. Centennial Challenges is a program of prize competitions to stimulate innovation in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge is a prize competition designed to encourage development of new technologies or application of existing technologies in unique ways to create robots that can autonomously seek out samples and return to a designated point in a set time period. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) of Worcester, Massachusetts administers the Challenge for NASA. NASA is providing the prize purse. DATES: 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge will be held June 10–13, 2014. SUMMARY: 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge will be conducted at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester MA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To register for or get additional information regarding the 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge, please visit: http:// challenge.wpi.edu. For general information on the NASA Centennial Challenges Program please visit: www.nasa.gov/challenges. General questions and comments regarding the program should be addressed to Dr. Larry Cooper, Centennial Challenges Program, NASA Headquarters 300 E Street SW., Washington, DC, 20546– 0001. Email address: larry.p.cooper@nasa.gov. ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: Summary Autonomous robot rovers will seek out samples and return them to a designated point in a set time period. Samples will be randomly placed throughout the roving area. They may be 15:31 Aug 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 II. Eligibility To be eligible to win a prize, competitors must (1) register and comply with all requirements in the rules and team agreement; (2) in the case of a private entity, shall be incorporated in and maintain a primary place of business in the United States, and in the case of an individual, whether participating singly or in a group, shall be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; and (3) shall not be a Federal entity or Federal employee acting within the scope of their employment. III. Rules The complete rules and team agreement for the 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge can be found at: http:// challenge.wpi.edu Dated: July 17, 2013. James J. Reuther, Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs, Space Technology Mission Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–19613 Filed 8–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION Patricia D. Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [Notice 13–091] [FR Doc. 2013–19517 Filed 8–12–13; 8:45 am] NASA International Space Station Advisory Committee; Meeting BILLING CODE 7571–13–P National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA International Space Station (ISS) Advisory Committee. The purpose of the meeting is to assess all aspects SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 I. Prize Amounts The total Sample Return Robot Challenge purse is $1,495,000 (one million four hundred ninety five thousand U.S. dollars). Prizes will be offered for entries that meet specific requirements detailed in the Rules. related to the safety and operational readiness of the ISS, and to assess the possibilities for using the ISS for future space exploration. DATES: September 3, 2013, 1:00–2:00 p.m., Local Time. ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Glennan Conference Room, 1Q39, 300 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20546. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Greg Mann, Office of International and Interagency Relations, (202) 358–5140, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. This meeting will be open to the public up to the seating capacity of the room. Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with NASA security requirements, including the presentation of a valid picture ID to Security before access to NASA Headquarters. Foreign nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide a copy of their passport and visa in addition to providing the following information no less than 10 working days prior to the meeting: full name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa information (number, type, expiration date); passport information (number, country, expiration date); employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, country, telephone); title/ position of attendee; and home address to Mr. Mann via email at gmann@nasa.gov or by telephone at (202) 358–5140 or fax at (202) 358–3030. U.S. citizens and permanent residents (green card holders) are requested to submit their name and affiliation 3 working days prior to the meeting to Mr. Mann. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Notice 13–092] NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Astrophysics Subcommittee; Meeting. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 49297 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2013 / Notices In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Astrophysics Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held via Teleconference and WebEx for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning. SUMMARY: Friday, September 20, 2013, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Local Time. ADDRESSES: This meeting will take place telephonically and by WebEx. Any interested person may call the USA toll free conference call number 800–857– 7040, pass code APS, to participate in this meeting by telephone. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/, meeting number 990 167 232, and password APS@Sept20. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–4452, or mnorris@nasa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics: —Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescopic Array Data Policy It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. DATES: Patricia D. Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–19518 Filed 8–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice 13–094] NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Heliophysics Subcommittee; Meeting National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of meeting. ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Heliophysics Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:31 Aug 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning. Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Local Time. DATES: NASA Headquarters, Rooms 6J42 and 1Q39 consecutively, 300 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20546. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–4452, fax (202) 358–3094, or mnorris@nasa.gov. The meeting will be open to the public up to the capacity of the room. This meeting will also be available telephonically. Any interested person may call the USA toll free conference call number 800–857–7040, pass code HPS, to participate in this meeting by telephone. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: — Heliophysics Division Overview and Program Status — Flight Mission Status Report — Heliophysics Science Performance Assessment — Heliophysics Roadmap for Science and Technology 2013–2033 Status It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with NASA security requirements, including the presentation of a valid picture ID to Security before access to NASA Headquarters. Foreign nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide a copy of their passport and visa in addition to providing the following information no less than 10 working days prior to the meeting: full name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa information (number, type, expiration date); passport information (number, country, expiration date); employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, country, telephone); title/ position of attendee; and home address to Marian Norris via email at mnorris@nasa.gov or by fax at (202) 358–3094. U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents (green card holders) are requested to submit their name and PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 affiliation 3 working days prior to the meeting to Marian Norris. Patricia D. 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PLACE: Please refer to the National Science Board Web site www.nsf.gov/ nsb for additional information. Meeting information and schedule updates (time, place, subject matter or status of meeting) may be found at http:// www.nsf.gov/nsb/notices/. UPDATES: Peter Arzberger, contact at 703/292–8000 or parzberg@nsf.gov. AGENCY CONTACT: Ann Bushmiller, NSB Senior Legal Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–19635 Filed 8–9–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1

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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Notice 13-092]


NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Astrophysics 
Subcommittee; Meeting.

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public 
Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Astrophysics 
Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee 
reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held 
via Teleconference and WebEx for the purpose of soliciting, from the 
scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical 
information relevant to program planning.

DATES: Friday, September 20, 2013, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will take place telephonically and by WebEx. 
Any interested person may call the USA toll free conference call number 
800-857-7040, pass code APS, to participate in this meeting by 
telephone. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/, meeting number 
990 167 232, and password APS@Sept20.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission 
Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-4452, 
or mnorris@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda for the meeting includes the 
following topics:

--Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescopic Array Data Policy

    It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to 
accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.

Patricia D. Rausch,
Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-19518 Filed 8-12-13; 8:45 am]
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