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COngress hears about prizes

By Keith Cowing
July 15, 2004

15 July 2004: Witnesses at House Science Committee Hearing Express Strong Support for Aerospace Prizes, House Science Committee

“While establishment of a NASA prize program is certainly worth considering, we should not be lulled into thinking that it is any substitute for providing adequate funding for NASA’s R&D programs,” cautioned Subcommittee Ranking Minority Member Nick Lampson (D-TX).

15 July 2004: Statement of Craig E. Steidle at House Science Committee Hearing on NASA Aerospace Prizes

“Congress is important to the success of Centennial Challenges. NASA has requested specific authority from Congress to conduct large prize competitions with purses up to $50 million in size and to retain funding for prize purses over multiple years. Both of these authorities are important to maximize the utility of Centennial Challenges.”

15 July 2004: Hearing Charter: House Science Committee Hearing on NASA Aerospace Prizes

15 July 2004: Prepared Statement by Molly Macauley at a House Science Committee Hearing on NASA Aerospace Prizes

15 July 2004: Prepared Statement by Douglas Holtz-Eakin at a House Science Committee Hearing on NASA Aerospace Prizes

15 July 2004: Prepared Statement by Peter Diamandis at a House Science Committee Hearing on NASA Aerospace Prizes

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