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… read more

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, “From Here to Mars.” The hearing will feature experts on NASA exploration strategy, international cooperation in space, and commercial space efforts.

 

Background:

International rivalry dominated early space exploration, but the prospect of international cooperation has often influenced exploration policy. From the Cold War-era Apollo-Soyuz linkup in 1975 to today’s partnership on the International Space Station, space exploration has been a proven model for successful international collaboration and both Congress and the administration have supported this goal.

In preparation for an eventual crewed mission to Mars, N close

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From Here to Mars

Program ID:
85953-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
SR-253, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States