Assessing Commercial Space Capabilities

March 18, 2010

253 Russell Senate Office Building

Feature Image 4WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the following Science and Space Subcommittee hearing on Assessing Commercial Space Capabilities.

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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Minority Statement

  • Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

    U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Witness Panel 1

  • Lieutenant General Thomas P. Stafford

    United States Air Force, (Ret.)
    Astronaut (Ret.)
  • Mr. Bryan D. O'Connor

    Chief, Safety and Mission Assurance
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dr. George C. Nield

    Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
    Federal Aviation Administration
    Nield Testimony (17.16 KB)
  • Mr. Malcolm L. Peterson

    Former NASA Comptroller
    Peterson Testimony (318.74 KB)
  • Mr. Michael C. Gass

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    United Launch Alliance
    Gass Testimony (58.73 KB)
  • Mr. Frank L. Culbertson Jr.

    Senior Vice President and Deputy General Manager, Advanced Programs Group
    Orbital Sciences Corporation
  • Ms. Gwynne Shotwell

    Shotwell Testimony (242.42 KB)