NASA Advisory Council members have reviewed the space agency's plans for human exploration of space, providing some surprising viewpoints. Credit: NASA

NASA Advisory Council members have reviewed the space agency’s plans for human exploration of space, providing some surprising viewpoints.
Credit: NASA

As a result of a NASA Advisory Council meeting held on April 9-10 in Washington, D.C., several Council “findings” have been forwarded to NASA chief, Charles Bolden, regarding the space agency’s future agenda.

Findings concern NASA’s outward push to Mars, an Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) and solar electric propulsion, along with a “recommendation” on astronaut radiation risks, as well as other recommendations.

The NAC advises NASA’s senior leadership on challenges and solutions facing the agency as it unfolds a new era of exploration.

Here are selected details as noted in the NAC letter to NASA’s Bolden, dated April 16, from NAC chair, Steven Squyres:

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