NASA Space Exploration Council Program: Apollo.
The first meeting of the NASA Space Exploration Council was held at NASA Headquarters. The objective of the Council was "to provide a mechanism for the timely and direct resolution of technical and managerial problems . . . common to all NASA Centers engaged in the space flight program."
Among the agreements were:
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- Membership of the Council would be expanded to include the Director of Advanced Research Programs.
- Meetings would be quarterly.
- A Senior Steering Group would be appointed by Homer to resolve policy issues concerning the proposed NASA Headquarters reliability staff. This staff was to develop policies and methods for ensuring the functional reliability of space systems from initial design stage through final launch.
- The Council would decide whether to move up the firing date of the first Atlas-Agena B lunar mission from May to February 1961.