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Aug 7, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today in a letter sent to U.S.

Aug 6, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) released the following statement after this morning’s successful landing of the Curiosity Mars Rover.  

Aug 2, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics today held a hearing to examine the potential launch markets and applications for suborbital reusable launch vehicles (SRVs). The development of new commercial SRVs by the private sector has led to the emergence of potential new markets.

Aug 1, 2012 Press Release

Washington D.C. - Today, the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education held a hearing to examine partnerships and collaborations between industry and research universities.

Jul 26, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Environment today held a hearing to examine the Department of Energy's (DOE’s) Vehicle Technologies Program (VTP), specifically focusing on management and oversight of DOE's alternative vehicle research, development, demonstration, and commerc

Jul 25, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to examine the state of drought forecasting, monitoring, and decision-making and the role that the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) serves in droug

Jul 24, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) today released the following statement after the announcement that Sally Ride has passed away at the age of 61.

Jul 19, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to examine the federally-funded research and development (R&D) of threat detection technologies.

Jul 16, 2012 Press Release

Chicago, IL – The Subcommittee on Research and Science Education today held a field hearing in Chicago, Illinois to examine the new National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps, or “I-Corps,” program and to assess its value to the American taxpayer.

Jul 12, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics today held a hearing to examine the direct economic and societal benefits that investments in NASA have generated.  Witnesses discussed a broad range of technologies developed as a result of NASA research and highlighted areas where continued investments could help stimulate the pipeline for future economic growth.

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