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  • Report on Nuclear Weapons Security
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    Nuclear Security

    Co-chairs of the Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise outlined their interim report on the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Co-chair Norman…

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  • Energy Policy Roundtable Discussion
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    Energy Policy Roundtable Discussion

    Former energy and defense officials along with industry professionals spoke at a conference on energy policy and security Speakers included former Shell Oil Company President John…

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  • Future of Human Space Flight Apollo Astronauts
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    Future of Human Space Flight, Apollo Astronauts

    Witnesses talked about the future of human space flight in relation to President Obama’s recent announcement of a new direction for NASA. Former Apollo astronauts criticized the plan as a…

    3,057 views
  • Role of Government in Energy Innovation
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    Role of Government in Energy Innovation

    Witnesses testified on the role of government in energy innovation. They warned of major setbacks in the development of alternative energy in the coming years as federal funding runs out…

    563 views
  • Presidential Remarks on Human Space Flight
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    Presidential Remarks on Human Space Flight

    President Obama spoke about the future of the U.S. space program. In his remarks he explained his decision to eliminate plans for a new manned moon mission, and called for a restructuring of…

    456 views
  • Strategic Planning Investment and Partisanship
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    Strategic Planning, Investment, and Partisanship

    Panelists talked about bipartisanship for the purposes of strategic planning and investing in the future. Topics included national security, education, and energy issues. Following their remarks, panelists…

    173 views
  • Partisanship and Governance in Washington
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    Partisanship and Governance in Washington

    Panelists talked about challenges to U.S. fiscal and economic health and identified ways to overcome a “broken” Washington. Among the topics they addressed were the state of the U.S. economy, trade agreements, the…

    202 views
  • 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…

    258 views
  • Update on Space Shuttle Flight Plans
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    Update on Space Shuttle Flight Plans

    The NASA Human Space Flight Review Committee is charged with formulating plans for future U.S. space missions. Norman Augustine talked about the first meeting of the Committee. He talked…

    62 views
  • The Future of America
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    The Future of America

    A press conference was held for the release of the report Saving America’s Future: A Challenge to the American People, the first report from the Strengthening America’s Future Initiative (SAFI).…

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  • Economic Recovery Plan
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    Economic Recovery Plan

    The House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee held a forum on the economic outlook and the components of an economic recovery plan to spur job creation and create long-term growth.…

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  • Character and Leadership Dilemmas
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    Character and Leadership Dilemmas

    The second conference of The National Consortium convened convening teachers, administrators, academics, and professional leaders for two days of discussions on the nature of, and best…

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  • Science Competitiveness
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    Science Competitiveness

    Former Lockheed Martin chairman and chief executive officer Augustine talked about the Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century, a panel of experts convened by the…

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  • Homeland Security Issues
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    Homeland Security Issues

    The Homeland Security Advisory Council held their quarterly meeting. The group provides advice to Secretary Ridge. A number of issues were addressed, including information sharing,…

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  • Defense Industry Issues
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    Defense Industry Issues

    Mr. Augustine talked about science research. He said that such research had been badly neglected in the United States in recent years, and that this neglect was partly responsible for some…

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  • Future of Space Flight Programs
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    Future of Space Flight Programs

    Currrent and former NASA officials talked about the future of manned space flight and space exploration programs. Among the topics they addressed were the types of missions to be conducted,…

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  • Advisory Council First Meeting
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    Advisory Council First Meeting

    At the inaugural meeting of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, chaired by Secretary Ridge, he swore in the other members, and then spoke about the Department of Homeland Security and…

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  • V22 Osprey Program
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    V-22 Osprey Program

    Witnesses testified about the safety of the V-22 Osprey program. At issue were several recent crashes by the aircraft, future spending commitments, and reliability. Officials said that a…

    147 views
  • emShakespeare in Chargeem
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    Shakespeare in Charge

    Mr. Adelman and Mr. Augustine talked about their book Shakespeare in Charge: The Bard’s Guide to Leading and Succeeding on the Business Stage, published by Hyperion. The authors explain in the book how…

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  • National Security in the 21st Century
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    National Security in the 21st Century

    Witnesses testified about future national security threats to the U.S. and about strategies to confront the threats. Among the issues they discussed were the threats posed by terrorist…

    62 views
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