Events of Interest: Week of October 18-24, 2009

Events of Interest: Week of October 18-24, 2009

The following events may be of interest next week. See our calendar on the right menu for more information or click on the links below. Note that congressional activities are subject to change. For hearings, check with the relevant committee for up-to-date information. For floor action, check the websites of the House and Senate.

During the Week

  • The Senate may resume consideration of the Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations bill, H.R 2847 (which includes NASA, NOAA and NSF)
  • Conferees may meet on the DOD appropriations bill, H.R. 3326
  • The Senate may vote on the conference report on the DOD authorization bill, H.R. 2647

Sunday-Wednesday, October 18-21

Monday-Tuesday, October 19-20

  • Committee on Earth Studies, Space Studies Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Some sessions of this meeting may be closed.

Wednesday, October 21

  • Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on The Case for Space: Examining the Value of Space Exploration, 253 Russell Senate Office Building, 2:30 pm

Thursday, October 22

Saturday, October 24

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