ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. William Vantine, President and CEO of Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., has been appointed by NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, Mr. William Gerstenmaier, to another one-year term as a member of the NASA International Space Station (ISS) Advisory Committee.
The Advisory Committee, chaired by Lt. General Thomas P. Stafford, USAF (Ret.), is tasked to provide advice and recommendations to NASA on all aspects related to the safety and operational readiness of the ISS and to assess the possibilities for using the ISS for future space exploration. As a committee member, Dr. Vantine will participate in both independent and joint meetings with Russia's Roscosmos Advisory Expert Council, to assess ISS spaceflight operations and any additional issues identified in accordance with the committee charter.
"It is my honor and privilege to serve on this Advisory Committee for another year, and I look forward to supporting NASA, our Nation and all of our International Partners in ensuring the continued success of the International Space Station," Dr. Vantine said. "The work we are doing on the International Space Station is key to learning how to live and work in space and to our nation's further development of innovative technologies."
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