(AAAC) Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee (AAAC) is a committee that provides advice to the United States government on scientific programs, policies, and plans related to astronomy and astrophysics. This committee is typically made up of experts in the field of astronomy and astrophysics who are appointed by the government to advise on issues related to the advancement of these sciences. The AAAC provides recommendations on a wide range of topics, including funding priorities, scientific goals and objectives, technology development, and infrastructure needs, among others. The goal of the AAAC is to help ensure that the United States remains at the forefront of astronomical and astrophysical research and discovery.