Senate postpones NASA hearing

Tomorrow’s scheduled hearing on NASA, “Transition and Implementation: The NASA Authorization Act of 2010?, by the Senate Commerce Committee, has been postponed to Wednesday, December 1, at 10:30 am. No reason for the delay was given.

There are two other space-related events going on in DC tomorrow, though. On Thursday morning the Space Transportation Association will be honoring outgoing Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV), who had chaired the Commerce, Justice, and Science subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, with jurisdiction over NASA and NOAA. Mollohan lost his bid for another term in the Democratic primary earlier this year. The breakfast and awards ceremony will be at 7:30am in Room 2359 of the Rayburn House Office Building. At 11:30 am Women in Aerospace is hosting a discussion titled “The Future of Human Spaceflight: Prospects, Programs and Educating the Pipeline”, featuring speakers from ESA, NASA, and the International Space University. Registration is $10-15 and includes lunch.


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