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Congressional Hearing Calendar
110th Congress
Second Session

* * UPCOMING 2008 HEARINGS * *

NO HEARINGS SCHEDULED

* * RECENT 2008 HEARINGS * *

February 13, 2008, 10:00 am, 2318 RHOB,Hearing before the House Science & Technology Committee (Chairman Bart Gordon, D-TN) regarding NASA's Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Request

NASA witness:

Administrator Michael Griffin


February 27, 2008, 2:30 pm, SR 253, Posture hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, Subcommittee on Space, Aeronautics, and Related Sciences (Chairman Bill Nelson, D-FL) regarding NASA’s FY 2009 Budget Request

NASA Witness:

Administrator Michael Griffin


March 5, 2008, 2:00 pm 2358C RHOB
March 6, 2008, 10:00 am, B-318 RHOB & 2:00 pm, 2359 RHOB
Posture hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (Chairman Alan Mollohan, D-WV) regarding NASA’s FY 2009 Budget Request

NASA witness:

Administrator Michael Griffin


March 13, 2008, 2:00-4:00 pm, 2318 RHOB , Posture hearing before the House Science and Technology Committee Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics (Chairman Mark Udall, D-CO) regarding NASA’s Science Programs: FY 2009 Budget Request and Issues

Hearing Charter


Opening Statement -Representatives Mark Udall

NASA Witness:

Dr. S. Alan Stern, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA
Dr. Lennard Fisk, Chair, Space Studies Board, NRC
Dr. Berrien Moore, III, Professor, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space, University of New Hampshire
Dr. Steven W. Squyres, Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, Cornell University
Dr. Jack O. Burns, Professor, Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy, University of Colorado


April 2, 2008, 10:00-12:00 pm, 2318 RHOB, Hearing before the House Science and Technology Committee Subcommittee on Research and Science Education (Chrm. Baird, D-WA) regarding International Science and Technology Cooperation

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement - Representative Brian Baird

Witnesses:

Mr. Michael F. O’Brien, Assistant Administrator for External Relations, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dr. John H. Marburger III, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, National Science Foundation.
Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff, Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State.
Mr. Jeff Miotke, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Science, Space and Health, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.


April 3, 2008, 10:00 am, SD 192 , Hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (Chairman Barbara Mikulski, D-MD) regarding NASA’s FY 2009 Budget request

Hearing Charter

NASA Witness:

Administrator Michael D. Griffin


April 3, 2008, 10:00-12:00 pm, 2318 RHOB, Hearing before the House Science and Technology Committee Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics (Chairman Mark Udall, D-CO) regarding NASA’s Exploration Initiative: Status and Issues

Hearing Charter

Witnesses:

Dr. Richard Gilbrech, Associate Administrator, Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, NASA

    Ms. Cristina T. Chaplain, Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management Government Accountability Office

    Dr. Noel Hinners, Independent Consultant

    Dr. Kathryn Thornton, Professor of Department of Science, Technology and Society & Associate Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Virginia


    April 24, 2008, 10:00 am, 2318 RHOB, Hearing before the House Science and Technology Committee, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics (Chairman Mark Udall, D-CO) regarding NASA’s ISS Program: Status and Issues.

Panel 1:

Ed Nipling, Agricultural Research Service;
Steve Katz, National Institutes of Health;
Tom Pickens, SpaceHab;
Louis Stodieck, BioServe; and,
Cheryl Nickerson, Arizona State University

Panel 2:

William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator Space Operations Mission Directorate, NASA;
Christine Chaplain, Government Accountability Office;
Jeff Sutton, National Space Biomedical Research Institute


May 1, 2008, 10:00-12:00 am, 2318 RHOB ,Hearing before the House Science and Technology Committee Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics (Chairman Mark Udall, D-CO) regarding NASA’s Aeronautics R&D Program: Status and Issues

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement -Representatives Mark Udall

NASA Witness:

Dr. Jaiwon Shin, Associate Administrator, Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, NASA
Carl J. Meade, Co-Chair, Committee for the Assessment of NASA's Aeronautics Research Program, NRC
Preston A. Henne, Senior Vice-President, Programs, Engineering and Test Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
Dr. IIan Kroo, Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University


June 23, 2008, 9:00 am, Cape Canaveral Port Authority, Cape Canaveral, FL, Field hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, Subcommittee on Space, Aeronautics, and Related Sciences (Chairman Bill Nelson, D-FL) regarding Shuttle Workforce and Transition Issues.

NASA Witness:

Administrator Michael Griffin
William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator Space Operations Mission Directorate
Dr. Doug Cooke, Deputy Associate Administrator, Exploration Systems Mission Directorate


July 24, 2008, 9:00 am, Hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security (Chairman Thomas Carper, D-DE) regarding "Improving Federal Program Management Using Performance Information."

Witnesses:

Panel I -- Bernice Steinhardt, Director for Strategic Issues, GAO;

Panel II --Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland;
Marcus Peacock, Deputy EPA Administrator, former OMB official;
Donald Kettl, Director of Fels Institute of Government; and,
Robert A. Fox, Professor of Leadership, University of Pennsylvania;

Panel III -- Jim Dyer, CFO and Performance Improvement Officer, NRC;
Scott Pace, Associate Administrator for Program, Analysis and Evaluation, NASA; and,
Daniel Tucker, Performance Improvement Officer, VA.

 

Committee hearing schedules are subject to change, please refer to Committee webpages for latest information

 

Committee Webpage links listed below:
Senate Committee on Appropriations
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
House Committee on Appropriations
House Committee on Science and Technology


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