International Space Station Research

April 20, 2005

253 SR
The Senate Commerce Committee's Science and Space Subcommittee has scheduled a hearing on International Space Station Research Benefits for Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. in room 253 of the Russell Building. Senator Hutchison will chair this subcommittee hearing.

Click here for audio of this hearing. The scheduled witnesses are:


Majority Statement

  • Kay Bailey Hutchison


Witness Panel 1

  • Lt. Colonel Michael Fincke

    Astronaut and Chief Scientist, ISS Expedition 9
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dr. Howard Ross

    Deputy Chief Scientist
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Mr. William F. Readdy

    Associate Administrator, Space Operations and Mission Directorate
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Witness Panel 2

  • Dr. Mary Ellen Weber

    University of Texas, Southwest Medical Center
  • Dr. Jeffrey Sutton

    National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)
  • Ms. Marcia Smith

    Specialist in Aerospace and Telecommunications Policy
    Congressional Research Service