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    ISO TC20/SC13 U.S. TAG

    ISO TC20/SC13 U.S. TAG


    As part of their proactive role in this International Standardization process, the AIAA (under the guidance of their Standards Executive Council) administers the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for ISO TC20/SC13, International Standardization Committee for Space Data and Information Transfer Systems.

    This Committee meets on a regular basis and is accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute). Its mission is to:


    • represent the U.S. aerospace community in all matters pertaining to the U.S. technical advisory group to ISO TC20/SC13.
    • fulfill the functions and responsibilities of a TAG as set forth in its ANSI-approved Operating Procedures
    • provide a U.S. forum to exchange ideas and viewpoints regarding international space standardization and to establish U.S. consensus on international standards.

    For further information regarding the TC20/SC13 U.S. TAG please contact:

    James Afarin
    U.S. TAG13 Chairman, pro tem
    NASA Headquarters

    Space Communication and Navigation Office

    300 E St. NW
    Washington, DC 20024
    Phone: 202-358-5221

    U.S. TAG Administrator, SC13
    Hillary Woehrle
    1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 500
    Reston, VA 20191-4344
    Phone: 703-264-7546
    Fax: 703-264-7551