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  • Cabinet and Military Officials Testify on Satellite Use
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    National Security and Commercial Satellite Technology

    U.S. Strategic Command Commander General John Hyten, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testified at a hearing on utilizing satellites in space for commerce…

  • Hearing Focuses on NASA Cost Overruns
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    NASA Cost Overruns

    A House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee held a hearing on the findings of a 2018 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report highlighting NASA cost and schedule overruns, and ways to address…

  • Hearing Examines NASA Space Exploration Systems
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    NASA Exploration Systems

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the development of the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft, which wee integral to NASA’s future space exploration plans. The projects would…

  • Hearing Examines NASA Research on Solar Eclipse
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    2017 Solar Eclipse Research

    Two House Science, Space, and Technology subcommittees held a joint hearing on the research conducted during the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017. Scientists from NASA and other…

  • Hearing on Deep Space Exploration
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    Deep Space Exploration

    Two former NASA associate administrators testified at a hearing on the effects on deep space exploration efforts of the space agency’s budget reduction. Topics included how budgeting issues have…

  • Hearing on Space Station Operational Challenges
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    International Space Station

    A former NASA astronaut and officials from NASA, Boeing, and the Government Accountability Office testified at a hearing on challenges facing the International Space Station (ISS). Much of the…

  • Hearing on Deep Space Exploration
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    Deep Space Exploration

    Witnesses testified on the nation’s deep space exploration programs and capabilities. William Gerstenmaier provided an update on the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion programs. Cristina…

  • Space Traffic Safety and Management
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    Space Traffic Safety

    Witnesses testified on the roles of U.S. federal agencies in orbital debris mitigation and space traffic management, the authorities granted to those agencies, and the coordination of their…

  • FY2015 NASA Budget
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    NASA Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal. The request is $17.5 billion with the goal sending humans to an asteroid by 2025, the first-ever…

  • NASA Infrastructure
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    NASA Infrastructure

    NASA Inspector General Paul Martin and NASA Associate Deputy Administrator Richard Keegan testified at a House Science Subcommittee hearing on NASA’s efforts to manage its facilities and…

  • Volcanic Ash Impact on Aviation
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    Volcanic Ash Impact on Aviation

    Witnesses testified about aviation safety concerns and unsafe flying conditions following recent volcanic eruptions in Alaska and Iceland.

  • NASA International Space Station
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    NASA International Space Station

    Witnesses testified about the future of the International Space Station, transportation and service to the station following the planned end of Space Shuttle flights in 2010, and the…

  • Future of the Space Program
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    Future of the Space Program

    Mr. O’Keefe testified before a joint committee about the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, the future of space programs, and safety concerns at NASA. Among the issues he addressed were…