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Congressional Hearing Calendar
115th Congress
First Session

* * FY 2018 HEARINGS * *

UPCOMING HEARINGS

September 28, 2017, 9:30, 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

The Great American Eclipse: To Totality and Beyond

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

  • Dr. James Ulvestad, assistant director (acting), Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences, National Science Foundation
  • Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA
  • Dr. Heidi Hammel, executive vice president, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy
  • Dr. Matthew Penn, astronomer, National Solar Observatory
  • Ms. Michelle Nichols-Yehling, director of public observing, Adler Planetarium

 



PREVIOUS HEARINGS
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September 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Private Sector Lunar Exploration

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

 


July 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Planetary Flagship Missions: Mars Rover 2020 and Europa Clipper

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

  • Dr. Jim Green, Planetary Science Division Director, Science Mission Directorate, NASA
  • Dr. Kenneth Farley, Mars Rover 2020 Project Scientist; Professor of Geochemistry, California Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Robert Pappalardo, Europa Clipper Project Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Linda T. Elkins-Tanton, Director and Foundation Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University; Principal Investigator, NASA Psyche Mission
  • Dr. William B. McKinnon, Co-Chair, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Science; Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis

July 13, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

Reopening the American Frontier: Promoting Partnerships Between Commercial Space and the U.S. Government to Advance Exploration and Settlement

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

 


June 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

In-Space Propulsion: Strategic Choices and Options

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

 


June 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

An Overview of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

 


April 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Advances in the Search for Life

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

  • Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA
  • Dr. Adam Burgasser, Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego and UCSD Center for Astrophysics and Space Science; Fulbright Scholar
  • Dr. James Kasting Chair, Planning Committee, Workshop on the Search for Life Across Space and Time, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine; Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University
  • Dr. Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute

 


March 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

The ISS after 2024: Options and Impacts

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

 


February 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

NASA: Past, Present, and Future

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

Hearing Charter

Opening Statement

Witness(es)

  • Hon. Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 Astronaut, Former United States Senator
  • Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford, Gemini VI, Gemini IX, Apollo 10, Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Astronaut; Chairman, NASA International Space Station Advisory Committee
  • Mr. Tom Young, Past Director, Goddard Spaceflight Center; Past President/COO, Martin Marietta; Past Chairman, SAIC
  • Dr. Ellen Stofan, Former NASA Chief Scientist

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Senate Committee on Appropriations
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
House Committee on Appropriations
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