Events of Interest: Week of May 6-11, 2012 – UPDATE 2

Events of Interest: Week of May 6-11, 2012 – UPDATE 2

UPDATES:  The Planetary Society’s luncheon on Capitol Hill on Tuesday has been added, along with NASA’s press conference on results from the Dawn spacecraft’s mission to the asteroid Vesta on Thursday.

The following events may be of interest in the week ahead.  The House and Senate both are in session.

During the Week

The FY2013 appropriations cycle continues its march forward this week.   The House is slated to debate the FY2013 Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations bill that funds NASA and NOAA and other agencies beginning Tuesday.   The House appropriations defense subcommittee will markup the FY2013 defense appropriations act in a closed meeting.

Meanwhile, the full House Armed Services Committee (HASC) will markup the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday at 10:00.  Its subcommittees completed markup two weeks ago.

Monday, May 7

Monday-Thursday, May 7-10

Tuesday, May 8

Tuesday-Wednesday, May 8-9

Wednesday, May 9

Thursday, May 10

Thursday-Friday, May 9-10

Friday, May 11

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