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Congressional Hearing Calendar
112th Congress
Second Session

* * FY 2013 HEARINGS * *


UPCOMING HEARINGS

None at this time.



PREVIOUS HEARINGS

February 29, 2012

"NASA's IT Security Efforts"

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight

Witness List


March 6, 2012 -- 10:30 am
253 Senate Russell Office Building

"Keeping America Competitive Through Investments in R&D"

United States Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Subcommittee on Science and Space

Witness List


March 7, 2012 -- 10:00 am
253 Senate Russell Office Building

"Priorities, Plans and Progress of the Nation’s Space Program"

United States Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Witness List


March 7, 2012 -- 2:00 pm
2318 Rayburn House Office Building

"An Overview of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Budget for FY 2013"

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Witness List


March 21, 2012

"NASA FY 2013 Budget Request"

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies

Witness List


March 28, 2012

"Securing the Promise of the International Space Station: Challenges and Opportunities"

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Witness List

  • William H. Gerstenmaier
    Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Mission Directorate
  • Lt Gen Thomas P. Stafford, USAF (Ret)
    Chairman International Space Station Advisory Committee

March 28, 2012

"NASA FY 2013 Budget Request"

United States Senate, Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies

Witness List


April 19, 2012

"The Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Domestic Energy and Water Infrastructure"

United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness List

  • Dr. Waleed Abdalati
    NASA Chief Scientist
  • Dr. Ben Strauss
    COO & Director, Program on Sea Level Rise, Climate Central
  • Dr. Anthony Janetos
    Director, Pacific Northwest Laboratory’s Joint Global Change Research Institute
  • Mr. Adam Freed
    Deputy Director, Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, New York, NY
  • Dr. Leonard Berry
    Director, Florida Center for Environmental Studies, Florida Atlantic University

April 26, 2012

"An Overview of the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate Budget for Fiscal Year 2013"

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics

Witness List

  • Dr. Jaiwon Shin
    Associate Administrator, Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Ms. Marion Blakey
    Chair, Aeronautics Committee, NASA Advisory Council, and President, Aerospace Industries Association
  • Dr. Wesley Harris
    Chair, Committee to Assess NASA’s Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities, National Research Council, and Charles Stark Draper Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT

  • Dr. John Tracy
    Chair, National Research Council’s Aeronautics Research and Technology Roundtable, and Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering, Operations and Technology, The Boeing Company

June 20, 2012

"Risks, Opportunities, and Oversight of Commercial Space"

United States Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Witness List


June 27, 2012

"Continuing Oversight of the Nation’s Weather Satellite Programs: An Update on JPSS and GOES-R"

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight & Energy and Environment Joint Hearing

Witness List

  • The Honorable Kathryn Sullivan
    Ph.D., Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction and Deputy Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Truth in Testimony
  • Mr. Marcus Watkins
    Director, Joint Agency Satellite Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Truth in Testimony
  • Mr. David A. Powner
    Director, Information Technology Management Issues, Government Accountability Office

July 12, 2012

"Spurring Economic Growth and Competitiveness Through NASA Derived Technologies"

United States House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Committee on Science, Space and Technology


July 25, 2012

"The International Space Station: A Platform for Research, Collaboration and Discovery"

United States Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Witness List

  • Mr. William H. Gerstenmaier
    Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dr. Donald Pettit
    Astronaut, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Joint Testimony with Mr. Gerstenmaier)
  • Mr. James Royston
    Interim Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space
  • Mr. Thomas Reiter
    Director, Directorate of Human Spaceflight and Operations, European Space Agency

September 12, 2012

"The Path from Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) to Mars"

United States Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Opening Remarks

  • Dr. John Grunsfeld
    Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA
  • Dr. Fuk Li
    Director Mars Exploration Directorate, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Dr. John Grotzinger
    Mars Science Laboratory Project Scientist California Institute of Technology

Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. Steven W. Squyres
    Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy Cornell University
  • Dr. Charles F. Kennel
    Chair, Space Studies Board, The National Academies Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science (Emeritus), Senior Advisor, Sustainability Solutions Institute, University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Mr. Jim Maser
    President Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne

September 12, 2012

"Examining NASA’s Development of the Space Launch System and Orion Crew Capsule"

United States House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Committee on Science, Space and Technology


September 13, 2012

"F-22 Pilot Physiological Issues"

United States House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, Committee on Armed Services

Witness List


September 14, 2012

"Recent Developments in NASA’s Commercial Crew Acquisition Strategy"

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Witness List


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House Committee on Appropriations
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