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Dueling Congressional Hearings On Wednesday

By Keith Cowing
March 13, 2019
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Dueling Congressional Hearings On Wednesday

Hearing: America in Space: Future Visions, Current Issues, House Science Committee
10:00 am EDT – Witnesses: Ellen Stofan, Peggy Whitson, and Frank Rose
The New Space Race: Ensuring U.S. Global Leadership on the Final Frontier, Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
10:00 am EDT – Witnesses: Jim Bridenstine and Kevin O’Connell
Keith’s note: Hint: Watch the Bridenstine hearing.
Prepared Testimony by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation United States Senate
“Under the auspices of the ISS National Laboratory, managed by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), NASA and CASIS continue to expand research on the ISS sponsored by pharmaceutical, technology, consumer product, and other industries, as well as by other Government agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. Through CASIS’ efforts, the ISS National Lab has reached full capacity for allocated crew time and upmass and downmass. NASA also works with commercial companies, such as NanoRacks, to support commercial activity on the ISS.”
Keith’s note: Someone did not check their facts. CASIS is still unable to use all of the crew time and resources NASA offers them.

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