Sunday, 24 March 2013

Sequestration: NASA Cuts Public Education & Outreach


NASA Internal Memo: Guidance for Education and Public Outreach Activities Under Sequestration


Posted Friday, March 22, 2013

Effective immediately, all education and public outreach activities should be suspended, pending further review. In terms of scope, this includes all public engagement and outreach events, programs, activities, and products developed and implemented by Headquarters, Mission Directorates, and Centers across the Agency, including all education and public outreach efforts conducted by programs and projects.

The scope encompasses, but is not limited to:

- Programs, events, and workshops.
- Permanent and traveling exhibits, signage, and other materials.
- Speeches, presentations, and appearances, with the exception of technical presentations by researchers at scientific and technical symposia.
- Video and multimedia products in development (and renewal of existing products).
- Web and social media sites in development (excludes operational sites).
- External and internal publications, with the exception of Scientific and Technical Information as defined by NPD 2200.1B.
- Any other activity whose goal is to reach out to external and internal stakeholders and the public concerning NASA, its programs, and activities.


More - Link >>> http://spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=43632 

Sources: SpaceRef.com , NASAWatch.com .

Related Blog Posts ---

How Sequestration Could Hit NASA Projects (2013 Feb. 25):

Link >>> http://spacewatchtower.blogspot.com/2013/02/how-sequestration-could-hit-nasa.html


Sequestration: NASA to Lose $1.5 Billion (2012 Sept. 16):

Link >>> http://spacewatchtower.blogspot.com/2012/09/sequestration-nasa-to-lose-15-billion.html


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