Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a bipartisan letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) questioning the agency’s decision to remove Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Department of Commerce (DOC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) staff from meetings. The lett
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Oversight today held a hearing to provide Members of the Subcommittee the opportunity to receive testimony on the most serious performance and management challenges facing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Space today held its first hearing of the 113th Congress to evaluate NASA’s policies, priorities and goals for human space exploration, as the Committee works toward reauthorizing the agency.
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to examine the scientific, technical, and consumer impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) decision to allow the introduction of mid-level ethanol blends (E15) into the marketplace.
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Technology and the Subcommittee on Research today held a joint hearing to examine cybersecurity research and development (R&D) activities. The hearing reviewed H.R. 756, the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013, introduced by Rep.
Washington, D.C. — The House of Representatives today approved a resolution to rename the Dryden Flight Research Center, located in southern California, the “Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center.” H.R. 667 also re-designates the surrounding test range to honor Hugh Dryden, a prominent aeronautical engineer.
Washington, D.C. — Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after reports of an unforeseen meteor exploding in the sky above Russia early this morning, on the same day that a large asteroid is scheduled to pass relatively close to Earth.
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Oversight today held its first hearing of the 113th Congress, examining challenges and federal research and development (R&D) efforts to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) safely into the National Airspace System (NAS).
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Research today held its first hearing of the 113th Congress to highlight the practical applications and benefits of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program and its significance to U.S. competitiveness.
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to assess broad environmental trends and indicators, including an examination of factors such as air and water quality, chemical exposure, environmental and human health, and climate change.