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Congressional Hearing Calendar
113th Congress
First Session

* * FY 2014 HEARINGS * *


UPCOMING HEARINGS

None at this time.



PREVIOUS HEARINGS

 

December 4, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 2318 R

"Astrobiology: Search for Biosignatures in our Solar System and Beyond?"

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

Hearing Charter

Witnesses

  • Dr. Mary Voytek
    Senior Scientist for Astrobiology, Planetary Science Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dr. Sara Seager
    Class of 1941 Professor of Physics and Planetary Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Steven Dick
    Baruch S. Blumberg Chair of Astrobiology, John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress

September 20, 2013, 9:30 a.m., 2318 RHOB

"NASA Infrastructure: Enabling Discovery and Ensuring Capability"

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement: Space Subcommittee Chairman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.)

Witnesses


September 19, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 2318 RHOB

"Dysfunction in Management of Weather and Climate Satellites"

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigation and Oversight and Subcommittee on Energy and Environment

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement of Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Paul Broun (R-GA)

Opening Statement of Subcommittee on Energy Chairman Chris Stewart (R-UT)

Witnesses

  • Mr. David Powner
    Director, Information Technology Management Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Ms. Mary Kicza
    Assistant Administrator, Satellite and Information Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Mr. Marcus Watkins
    Director, Joint Agency Satellite Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

June 27, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 2318 RHOB

"Green Buildings – An Evaluation of Energy Savings Performance Contracts"

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Energy

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement of Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Paul Broun (R-GA)

Opening Statement of Subcommittee on Energy Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)

Witnesses


June 19, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 2318 RHOB

"NASA Authorization Act of 2013"

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

Hearing Charter

NASA Authorization Discussion Draft

Chairman Palazzo Opening Statement

Witness List


June 4, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 2318 RHOB

"STEM Education: The Administration’s Proposed Reorganization"

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

Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) Opening Statement

Hearing Charter

Witness List

  • The Honorable John Holdren
    Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President
  • Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy
    Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Mr. Leland D. Melvin
    Associate Administrator for Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

May 9, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 2318 RHOB

"Exoplanet Discoveries: Have We Found Other Earths?"

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space and Subcommittee on Research Joint Hearing

Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) Opening Statement

Space Subcommittee Chairman Steven Palazzo (R-MS) Opening Statement

Research Subcommittee Chairman Larry Bucshon (R-IN) Opening Statement

Hearing Charter

Witness List


April 25, 2013, 10:00 a.m., SD 192

"Oversight Hearing – FY 2014 Budget Request"

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

Subcommittee Chairman Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Opening Statement

Witness List


April 24, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 253 Russell

"An Overview of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Budget for Fiscal Year 2014"

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX)

Hearing Charter

Chairman Lamar Smith Opening Statement

Subcommittee Chairman Steven Palazzo Opening Statement

Witness List


April 23, 2013, 2:00 p.m., 2318 Rayburn

"Challenges and Opportunities for Human Space Exploration"

United States Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation (Chairman Rockefeller D-WVA)

Witness List


April 10, 2013, 2:00 p.m., 2318 Rayburn

"Threats from Space: A Review of Private Sector Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors, Part II"

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX)

Hearing Charter

Chairman Lamar Smith Opening Statement

Witness List

  • Dr. Ed Lu
    Chairman & CEO, B612 Foundation
  • Dr. Donald K. Yeomans
    Manager Near-Earth Objects Program Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dr. Michael F. A’Hearn
    Vice-Chair, Committee to Review Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies National Research Council

March 20, 2013, 2:00 p.m., 2359 RHOB

"Oversight Hearing – FY 2014 Budget Request"

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee Chairman Frank Wolf (R-VA) Opening Statement

Witness List


March 20, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 253 Russell

"Assessing the Risks, Impacts, and Solutions for Space Threats"

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

Subcommittee Chairman Bill Nelson (D-FL) Opening Statement

Witness List

  • Dr. James Green
    Director, Planetary Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dr. Ed Lu
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, B612 Foundation
  • Mr. Richard DalBello
    Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs, Intelsat General
  • Dr. Joan Johnson-Freese
    Professor, National Security Affairs, U.S. Naval War College

March 19, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 2318 RHOB

"Threats from Space: A Review of U.S. Government Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors, Part 1"

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

Hearing Charter

Subcommittee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) Opening Statement

Witness List


February 15, 2013, 10:00 a.m., 2318 RHOB

"Operating Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the National Airspace System: Assessing Research and Development Efforts to Ensure Safety"

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

Hearing Charter

Subcommittee Chairman Paul Broun (R-GA) Opening Statement

Witness List

  • Dr. Karlin Toner
    Director, Joint Planning and Development Office, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Dr. Edgar Waggoner
    Director, Integrated Systems Research Program Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Dr. Gerald Dillingham
    irector, Civil Aviation Issues, Government Accountability Office (GAO)

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