NASA Associate Administrator Says Increases Needed to Keep Future Missions on Track
Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Energy and Oversight today held a joint hearing to examine the vast changes in today’s energy sector compared to when the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was first established by Congress in 2005, requiring transportation fuels in the U.S. be blended with biofuels at increasing volumes.
Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after two former senior National Weather Service (NWS) officials pleaded the Fifth Amendment rather than testify before the Committee about alleged contract misconduct.
Washington, D.C. – The Environment Subcommittee today held a hearing to examine opportunities to leverage the private sector to improve U.S. weather forecasts. The hearing also examined how sources of weather data are utilized domestically and shared internationally under global data agreements.
Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Space Subcommittee Chairman Brian Babin (R-Texas) released the following statements on Tuesday’s Pluto flyby of the New Horizons spacecraft.
Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today introduced the Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act(READ Act) (H.R. 3033), a bipartisan bill to support dyslexia research.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Space held a hearing to examine the current status of the International Space Station (ISS) and evaluate the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) plans for dealing with operational and maintenance challenges.
Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today welcomed the resignation of Office of Personnel and Management Director Katherine Archuleta. Archuleta announced Friday that she would step down following recent news of data breaches that compromised the personal information of more than 20 million federal employees.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee held a hearing to receive testimony from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy on the agency’s overreaching regulatory agenda.