NOAA Solicits Nominations for ACES Membership

NOAA is seeking up to 25 individuals to serve on the Advisory Committee on Excellence in Space (ACES), a Federal advisory committee. Members of the committee will evaluate economic, technological, and institutional developments relating to nongovernmental space activities and submit advice and recommendations on promising new ideas and approaches for Federal policies and programs. The ACES membership should consist of a variety of space policy, engineering, technical, science, legal, and finance professionals with significant experience in the commercial space industry.

Committee members will generally serve for a term of two years and may serve additional terms, if reappointed. Nominees for membership must be able to attend committee meetings approximately twice per year; members may not send alternates. Members shall not be compensated for their participation.


Submit nominations no later than May 29, 2024. Applications received after the deadline may be considered for future membership cycles.


Submit nominations via email to

For more information:

Contact: Jason Y. Kim, Chief of Staff, NOAA Office of Space Commerce, 68015 Herbert C. Hoover Bldg., 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230; Email:; Telephone: 202-482-5827.

Read the Federal Register notice with additional supplementary information, here.

Read more on the Office of Space Commerce’s ACES homepage, here.