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Congressional Hearing Calendar
114th Congress
First Session

* * FY 2016 HEARINGS * *

UPCOMING HEARINGS

None at this time.



PREVIOUS HEARINGS

June 17, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Drones: The Next Generation of Commerce?

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

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

  • Michael Whitaker, Deputy Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • John Cavolowsky, Ph.D., Director of the Airspace Systems Program Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Brian Wynne, President & CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
  • Paul E. Misener, Vice President of Global Public Policy, Amazon, Inc.
  • Harley Geiger, Advocacy Director and Senior Counsel, Center for Democracy and Technology

June 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Transforming America’s Air Travel

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Remarks

Witness(es)

  • Dr. Jaiwon Shin, Associate Administrator, Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, NASA; Member, FAA Research and Development Advisory Committee
  • Mr. Dennis Filler, Director, William J. Hughes Technical Center, FAA
  • Mr. William Leber, Co-Chair, Committee to Review the Federal Aviation Administration Research Plan on Certification of New Technologies into the National Airspace System; Vice-President, Air Traffic Innovations, PASSUR Aerospace
  • Dr. R. John Hansman, T. Wilson Professor of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Director, MIT International Center for Air Transportation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Chair, FAA Research and Development Advisory Committee
  • Dr. Greg Hyslop, Senior Member, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics; Vice President and General Manager, Boeing Research & Technology, the Boeing Company; Chief Engineer, Engineering, Operations & Technology, the Boeing Company

April 16, 2015, 2:30 a.m., 192 Senate Dirksen Office Building

FY 2016 Budget Request for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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

Opening Remarks

Witness(es)


April 16, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

An Overview of the Budget Proposal for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for Fiscal Year 2016

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statements

Witness(es)


March 24, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Searching for the Origins of the Universe: An Update on the Progress of the James Webb Space Telescope

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statements

Witness(es)

  • Dr. John Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA
  • Ms. Cristina Chaplain, Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Grant, Vice-President & General Manager, Space Systems, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Dr. John Mather, Senior Project Scientist, James Webb Space Telescope, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

March 12, 2015, 9:30 a.m., 253 Senate Russell Office Building

Examining the President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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

Witness(es)


March 4, 2015, 10:30 a.m., H-309 Capitol

Budget Hearing – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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

Witness(es)


February 27, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

The Commercial Crew Program: Challenges and Opportunities

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statements

Witness(es)

  • Mr. William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Vice Admiral Joseph Dyer, USN (Ret.) Chairman, Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Mr. John Mulholland, Vice President and Program Manager, Commercial Programs, The Boeing Company
  • Dr. Garrett Reisman, Director, Crew Operations, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation

February 25, 2015, 10:30 a.m., H-309 Capitol

Oversight Hearing – Department of Justice, Department of Commerce, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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

Witness(es)


February 24, 2015, 2:00 p.m., 253 Senate Russell Office Building

U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness

United States Senate, Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Witness(es)

    Panel II
  • Mr. John Elbon, Vice President and General Manager, Boeing Space Exploration;
  • Dr. Scott Pace, Director, Space Policy Institute, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University; and
  • Mr. Eric Stallmer, President, Commercial Spaceflight Federation

February 12, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Joint Hearing: Bridging the Gap: An Update on the Nation’s Weather Satellite Programs

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statements

Witness(es)

  • Mr. David Powner, Director, Information Technology Management Issues, Government Accountability Office
  • Dr. Stephen Volz, Assistant Administrator, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Mr. Steven Clarke, Director, Joint Agency Satellite Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dr. Alexander McDonald, President, American Meteorological Society; Director, Earth System Research Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and Chief Science Advisor, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Mr. John Murphy, Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

February 11, 2015, 2:00 p.m., 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

GAO’s High Risk Report: 25 years of Problematic Practices

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight & Government Reform

Witness(es)

Hearing Documents


January 21, 2015, 2:30 p.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research and Development

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statements
Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas)

Witness(es)

  • Dr. Ed Waggoner, Director, Integrated Systems Research Program, Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, NASA
  • Mr. James Williams, Manager, UAS Integration Office, Aviation Safety Organization, FAA
  • Dr. John Lauber, Co-Chair, Committee on Autonomy Research for Civil Aviation, National Research Council
  • Mr. Brian Wynne, CEO and President, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)
  • Mr. Colin Guinn, CRO, 3D Robotics, Small UAV Coalition Member
  • Dr. John R. Hansman, T. Wilson Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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