UPDATE: Events of Interest: Week of February 1-5, 2010

UPDATE: Events of Interest: Week of February 1-5, 2010

UPDATE: This article is updated to reflect NASA’s changes in its budget roll-out. The 3:00 press briefing on Monday has been canceled; a 12:30 teleconference with the media has been substituted. The briefing at the Press Club on Tuesday at 10:00 will include Presidential Science Adviser Holdren.

The following events may be of interest in the coming week. For more details, see our calendar on the right menu or click on the links below. All meetings are in Washington, D.C. unless otherwise noted and all times are EST. Note that times, dates and witnesses for congressional hearings are subject to change; check with the relevant committee for more information.

Monday, February 1


The FY2011 President’s Budget Request to Congress will be officially released at 10:00 am. It should be available on the Office of Management and Budget’s website about that time.

  • 12:30 pm: NASA Administrator Bolden will hold a teleconference with the media. NASA plans to post its budget request on its website (probably here).
  • 1:00 pm: White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) press briefing on the budget request for federal research and development (R&D), auditorium of the AAAS building, 1200 New York Ave., NW. NASA Deputy Administrator Garver will participate.
  • 1:00 pm: DOD press briefing on its FY2011 budget request at the Pentagon, Briefing Room 2E579
  • 3:00 pm: NSF press briefing on its FY2011 budget request, NSF headquarters in Arlington, VA

Tuesday, February 2

  • 10:00 am: Press conference at the National Press Club, Washington, DC. with Presidential Science Adviser John Holdren and NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden to “introduce new commercial space pioneers, launching a game-changing way of developing technology to send humans to space.”

Wednesday, February 3

Thursday, February 4

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