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Hearing: America's Human Presence in Low-Earth Orbit

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, US, 20515

THURSDAY, MAY 17, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will hold a full committee hearing titled America’s Human Presence in Low-Earth Orbit. The United States is committed to continuing its presence on and support for the International Space Station (ISS) to 2024. However, the administration has stated its intention that direct federal support for the ISS should end in 2025. This hearing will explore that choice, how we can determine the best policy outcome and other essential questions about human spaceflight advanced by this discussion.
 
WHAT: Hearing on America’s Human Presence in Low-Earth Orbit
WHEN: Thursday, May 17, at 10:00 a.m. EDT
WHERE: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
 
Witness List
 
Mr. William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, NASA
Dr. Bhavya Lal, research staff, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Institute for Defense Analysis
Dr. Elizabeth R. Cantwell, CEO, Arizona State University Research Enterprise (ASURE); professor of practice, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport & Energy, Arizona State University
 
Live streaming will be available on the committee’s website  and YouTube.

Web Site Address: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/full-committee-hearing-america-s-human-presence-low-earth-orbit

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