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House Hearing on Export Controls, February 7, 2012: SpacePolicyOnline.com Hearing Notes

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 08-Feb-2012 (Updated: 08-Feb-2012 09:17 AM)
The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on February 7, 2012 on Export Controls, Arms Sales and Reform: Balancing U.S. Interests, Part II.   This SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the hearing originally appeared as an article on SpacePolicyOnline.com on February 7 under the title "AIA:  U.S. Lost Thousands of Jobs, Billions of Dollars Because of Export Law."

HSS&T Commercial Crew Hearing: SpacePolicyOnline.com Hearing Notes

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 28-Oct-2011 (Updated: 14-Feb-2012 10:31 AM)

The House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a hearing on October 26, 2011 on "NASA's Commercial Crew Development Program: Accomplishments and Challenges." This SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the hearing originally appeared as an article on SpacePolicyOnline.com on October 27 under the title "Adequate Funding Key to Commercial Crew Timing."

HSS&T Hearing on ISS and the Soyuz Launch Failure: SpacePolicyOnline.com Hearing Notes

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 21-Oct-2011 (Updated: 17-Aug-2014 06:51 PM)

On October 12, 2011, the subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing to discuss the impact on operations of the International Space Station (ISS) of the failure of Russia's Soyuz rocket on August 24, 2011 when it was attempting to send a Progress cargo spacecraft to the ISS. This SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the hearing appeared as an article on SpacePolicyOnline.com on October 12 under the title "NASA Confident of Russian Launch Failure Analysis; Wants Another INKSNA Waiver."

From NPOESS to JPSS: An Update -- a SpacePolicyOnline.com Congressional Hearing Summary

Laura M. Delgado
Posted: 27-Sep-2011 (Updated: 05-Dec-2011 05:24 PM)

From NPOESS to JPSS: An Update on the Nation's Restructured Polar Weather Satellite Program is a SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the September 23, 2011 hearing convened by two subcommittees of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee. Witnesses were NOAA's Kathryn Sullivan, NASA's Christopher Scolese, and GAO's David Powner.

FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation FY2012 Budget Request: A SpacePolicyOnline.com Hearing Summary

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 06-May-2011 (Updated: 17-Aug-2014 06:43 PM)

The Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a hearing on May 5, 2011 on the FY2012 budget request for the Office of Commercial Space Transportation in the Federal Aviation Administration. A SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the hearing is available here.

NOAA's FY2012 R&D Budget Request: Notes from a Congressional Hearing March 10, 2011

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 11-Mar-2011 (Updated: 05-Dec-2011 05:24 PM)

On March 10, 2011, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a hearing on the FY2012 budget requests for research and development activities at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Environmental Protection Agency. SpacePolicyOnline.com published an article summarizing the NOAA part of the hearing that day, which is reproduced here as hearing notes.

House SS&T Committee Hearing on NASA's FY2012 Budget Request, March 2, 2011: A SpacePolicyOnline.com Hearing Summary

Laura M. Delgado
Posted: 06-Mar-2011 (Updated: 05-Dec-2011 05:24 PM)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request is a SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of a hearing held by the House Science, Space and Technology Committee on March 2, 2011. The witness was NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.

House SS&T Committee Hearing on FY2012 Federal R&D Budget Request: A SpacePolicyOnline.com Hearing Summary

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 19-Feb-2011 (Updated: 05-Dec-2011 05:24 PM)

On February 17, 2011, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a hearing on President Obama's FY2012 budget request for federal research and development (R&D) programs. Presidential Science Adviser John Holdren was the witness. A SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the hearing is available that concerns those aspects of the hearing that focused on the space program.

Senate Appropriations CJS Subcommittee on NASA FY2011 Budget Request: A SpacePolicyOnline.com Hearing Summary

Laura M. Delgado
Posted: 27-Apr-2010 (Updated: 05-Dec-2011 05:24 PM)

The Commerce-Justice-Science subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing on NASA's FY2011 budget request on April 22, 2010. A SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the hearing is available here.

House Authorization Hearing on NASA's Exploration Plans: A SpacePolicyOnline.com Hearing Summary

Laura M. Delgado
Posted: 27-Mar-2010 (Updated: 05-Dec-2011 05:24 PM)

The Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics of the House Science and Technology Committee held a hearing on March 24, 2010 on "Proposed Changes to NASA's Exploration Program: What's Known, What's Not, and What Are the Issues for Congress?" A SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the hearing is available by clicking here.