CURRENT EVENT: Issues Facing the U.S. Space Program after Retirement of the Space Shuttle

November 12, 2007 at 2:34 pm | Posted in Space Law Current Events | 2 Comments

Senateby P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
Mark your calendar for this Senate Subcommittee on Space, Aeronautics, and Related Sciences of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing:

Issues Facing the U.S. Space Program after Retirement of the Space Shuttle
Space, Aeronautics, and Related Sciences

Thursday, November 15, 2007
10:00 AM

SR – 253

The Subcommittee hearing will address issues related to the retirement of the Space Shuttle, its remaining missions, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) plans to compensate should they not fulfill all mission requirements on schedule, and other issues facing NASA when the Space Shuttle is retired.

Witnesses include:

Dr. Michael D. Griffin
Administrator
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Mr. William H. Gerstenmaier
Associate Administrator for Space Operations
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Dr. Richard Gilbrech
Associate Adminstrator, Exploration Systems Mission Directorate
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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