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SENATE COMMERCE SBCMT HEARING ON NASA’S EXPL PLANS: WHERE WE HAVE BEEN AND WHERE WE ARE GOING, July 9, 2019, DC, 3:00 pm ET (webcast)

Update, July 8, 2019: One of NASA’s “Hidden Figures” from the Apollo era, Christine Darden, has been added to the witness list.

Original Entry: The Aviation and Space Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on July 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm ET in 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building on “NASA’s Exploration Plans:  Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going.”  The committee webcasts its hearings on its website.

According to the committee:

The purpose of this hearing is to honor the upcoming 50th anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Apollo 11 mission and the United States landing the first man on the moon. The hearing will examine NASA’s plans for future human spaceflight missions.

Scheduled witnesses are:

  • Mr. Gene Kranz, Flight Director, Apollo 11
  • Mr. Homer Hickam, Author, Rocket Boys/October Sky
  • Dr. Christine Darden, Data Analyst and Aerospace Engineer Researcher, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar, President and Chief Executive Officer, Coalition for Deep Space Exploration
  • Mr. Eric Stallmer, President, Commercial Spaceflight Federation

 

Details

Date:
July 9
Time:
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm