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.
Washington, D.C. -- The Inspector General (IG) for the Department of Energy today issued a report that found the federal government wasted millions of dollars on a grant to a subsidiary of a Korean corporation that failed to meet basic project goals and spent taxpayer dollars paying employees to watch movies and play board games.
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Energy today held its first hearing of the 113th Congress, examining the impact of technology and policy drivers on U.S. energy markets. Witnesses provided a broad overview of the U.S. energy outlook, and discussed trends in the electricity and transportation sectors.
Washington, D.C. -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address.
Washington, D.C. – Today, a group of top Republicans asserted that the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) is inappropriately using an exemption clause in the Freedom of Information Act in an attempt to hide the alias(es) used by the Administrator. Rep.
Washington, D.C. — Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today convened the Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s first hearing of the 113th Congress, examining the outlook for America’s science and technology enterprise. The hearing focused on the impact of research and development (R&D) on the lives of the American people and examined policies to ensure the U.S.