Events of Interest: Week of May 9-13, 2011

Events of Interest: Week of May 9-13, 2011

The following events may of interest in the coming week. For more information, check our calendar on the right menu or click the links below. Times, dates and witnesses for congressional hearings and other activities are subject to change; check the relevant committee’s website for up to date information.

During the Week

The House is in session Tuesday-Friday and is scheduled to debate the FY2011 Intelligence Authorization Act (H.R. 754) on Thursday and Friday. The Senate is in session Monday-Friday.

Monday, May 9

  • NASA news conference on progress of repairs to space shuttle Endeavour, Kennedy Space Center, FL, 3:00 pm EDT (watch on NASA TV)

Monday-Thursday, May 9-12

Tuesday-Wednesday, May 10-11

  • FAA Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC), National Housing Center, 1201 15th St., NW, Washington, DC
    • Tuesday, working group meetings, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT
    • Wednesday, meeting of full committee, begins at 8:00 am EDT
  • NASA Advisory Council (NAC) Planetary Protection Subcommittee, NASA Headquarters, Washington DC
    • Tuesday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT, room 5H45
    • Wednesday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm EDT, room 9H40

Wednesday, May 11

Wednesday-Thursday, May 11-12

Thursday, May 12

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