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  • From Here to Mars
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    From Here to Mars

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV today announced the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Science and Space will hold a hearing on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. titled,…

  • NASA Updates Senate on Human Space Programs
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    Human Space Exploration

    Officials from NASA and the commercial space sector testified on current and future human space exploration plans. Topics included the SLS heavy lift launch vehicle, the Orion program, and…

  • Lawmakers Discuss Threats from Meteors and Asteroids
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    Space Debris and Asteroid Threats

    NASA and science and technology experts testified on ways to mitigate threats from near earth objects (NEOs) such as satellites, and tracking methods used to reduce odds that asteroids and…

  • Future of Space Exploration
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    Future of Space Exploration

    NASA officials appeared before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee to discuss the future of human space exploration. Administrator Charles Bolden outlined NASA’s…

  • Future of NASA Space Program
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    Future of NASA Space Program

    Members of Congress and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced a new rocket called the space launch system. The rocket is intended to be the foundation of the space program following…

  • NASA Programs
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    NASA Programs

    Former International Space Station (ISS) Commander and Astronaut Frank Culbertson as well as officials from space organizations and foundations testified on the contributions of NASA’s…

  • NASA Human Space Flight
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    NASA Human Space Flight

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Science and Space held a hearing on NASA’s human space flight plans. Norman Augustine, Chair of the Review of U.S. Human Space…