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May 9, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The Subcommittees on Space and Research today explored current efforts to search for life-sustaining planets.  Witnesses discussed the recent discovery by NASA’s Kepler space telescope of three super-Earth sized planets that have the potential to contain life.

May 9, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) today introduced H.R.

May 7, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Energy and Environment Subcommittees today held a joint hearing to examine the safety and environmental features of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Apr 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittees on Energy and Environment today held a hearing to review federal hydraulic fracturing research activities.

Apr 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to provide Members an overview of the most important scientific, technical and economic factors that should guide climate-related decision-making.

Apr 24, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today in a Space Subcommittee hearing to review NASA’s fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget request, Members expressed numerous concerns to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden over the Obama administration’s priorities for the agency.

Apr 24, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Research and Technology today held a hearing to examine how advancements in information technology and data analytics enable private and public sector organizations to spur new product and service innovations.

Apr 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In response to an announcement this afternoon that NASA’s Kepler satellite discovered three new planets that could be habitable, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement.

Apr 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Research today held a hearing to review the administration’s fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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