Mary Kicza to Brief Space Studies Board on NOAA/NESDIS FY2010 Budget Request

Mary Kicza to Brief Space Studies Board on NOAA/NESDIS FY2010 Budget Request

Mary Kicza, NOAA’s Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services (NESDIS), will brief the NRC’s Space Studies Board on the NOAA/NESDIS FY2010 budget request on May 14, 2009 from 10:15-11:15 am. The briefing is open to the public and will be held in the Meridian Room of the One Washington Circle hotel, Washington, D.C. For …

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Obama Administration Orders Independent Review of NASA's Human Space Flight Activities

Obama Administration Orders Independent Review of NASA's Human Space Flight Activities

President Obama released the details of his FY2010 budget request today, May 7. Together with the budget details, he directed an independent assessment of alternatives for NASA’s human space flight activities after the space shuttle is retired. In a statement, Acting NASA Administrator Christopher Scolese said: “Along with the budget release, the White House also …

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NASA FY2010 Budget Briefing May 7 2:30 pm

NASA FY2010 Budget Briefing May 7 2:30 pm

NASA Acting Administrator Christopher Scolese will hold a press briefing on NASA’s detailed FY2010 budget request on May 7, 2009 at 2:30 pm. It will be held in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street, SW, Washington, DC. To watch the event on the Web, go to http://www.nasa.gov/ntv.

"Launching a New Mission: Michael Griffin and NASA's Return to the Moon" by W. Henry Lambright

"Launching a New Mission: Michael Griffin and NASA's Return to the Moon" by W. Henry Lambright

“Launching a New Mission: Michael Griffin and NASA’s Return to the Moon” by Syracuse University’s W. Henry Lambright assesses Mike Griffin’s years as NASA Administrator from a public administration perspective. View PDF This is the third in series of studies about the management styles of NASA Administrators. “He won some battles and lost others. … …

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GPS Hearing on May 7 Will Have Witnesses from GAO, Air Force, DOD, DOT, Onstar, and U.S. GPS Council

GPS Hearing on May 7 Will Have Witnesses from GAO, Air Force, DOD, DOT, Onstar, and U.S. GPS Council

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs has announced its witnesses for the May 7 hearing: “GPS: Can We Avoid a Gap in Service?” Cristina Chaplain, GAO Maj. Gen. William McCasland, director of space acquisition, Office of the Undersecretary of the Air Force Steve Huybrechts, Office of the …

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Memorial Service for Eilene M. Galloway to be Held June 6, Washington DC

Memorial Service for Eilene M. Galloway to be Held June 6, Washington DC

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Dr. Eilene M. Galloway will be held June 6, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. Condolences may be sent to: Jonathan Galloway4612 29th Place, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20008

House Oversight & Gov't Reform Schedules Hearing on "GPS: Can We Avoid a Gap in Service?"

House Oversight & Gov't Reform Schedules Hearing on "GPS: Can We Avoid a Gap in Service?"

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs has scheduled a hearing on “GPS: Can We Avoid a Gap in Service?” for May 7, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Witnesses have not been announced. Note: Times and witnesses for congressional hearings are subject to …

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NASA Submits Three Congressionally Required Reports on Shuttle

NASA Submits Three Congressionally Required Reports on Shuttle

NASA has submitted three reports required by the 2008 NASA Authorization Act (P.L. 110-422) related to the space shuttle. The first responds to language directing NASA to take no action that would preclude the continued safe and effective flight of the space shuttle after FY2010 before April 30, 2009 in order to give a new …

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Dr. Eilene M. Galloway

Dr. Eilene M. Galloway

Eilene Galloway, one of the first and foremost experts in space policy and space law, lost a long battle with cancer on May 2, 2009, two days short of her 103rd birthday. She passed away in the Washington, D.C. home in which she had lived since 1941, surrounded by family. On the day the Space …

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POSTPONED: Senate Commerce Committee to Hold Hearing on the Consequences of a Gap in Human Spaceflight

POSTPONED: Senate Commerce Committee to Hold Hearing on the Consequences of a Gap in Human Spaceflight

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee’s Subcommittee on Science and Space has POSTPONED a hearing that had been scheduled for May 7 on the Consequences of a Gap in Human Spaceflight. A new date will be announced in the future. Check with the committee for the most up-to-date information: http://commerce.senate.gov.