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HOUSE SS&T SBCMTE HRG ON NASA’s MARS PERSEVERANCE ROVER, Apr 29, 2021, virtual, 11:00 am ET

The Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will hold a virtual hearing on April 29, 2021 at 11:00 am ET.

The topic is “What Do Scientists Hope to Learn with NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover?”

Witnesses are:

  • Dr. Michael A. Meyer, Lead Scientist, Mars Exploration Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration 
  • Dr. Bethany L. Ehlmann, Professor of Planetary Science and Associate Director of the Keck Institute for Space Studies, California Institute of Technology; President, The Planetary Society; Co-Investigator, Mars 2020 Perseverance mission
  • Dr. Luther Beegle, Principal Investigator of the Mars Perseverance Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman & Luminescence for Organics & Chemicals (SHERLOC) Instrument, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Dr. Tanja Bosak, Returned Sample Science Co-Lead, Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover; Professor and Lead of the Option in Geology, Geochemistry, and Geobiology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The hearing will take place via Zoom.  Watch on the committee’s website.

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm