The Commercial Satellite Industry: What’s Up and What’s on the Horizon

October 25, 2017

253 Russell Senate Office Building

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled, “The Commercial Satellite Industry: What’s Up and What’s on the Horizon,” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. The hearing will examine commercial satellite services and next-generation satellite services affecting consumers.

Witnesses:

  -  Ms. Patricia Cooper, Vice President of Satellite Government Affairs, SpaceX
  -  Mr. Mark Dankberg, Chief Executive Officer, ViaSat
  -  Mr. Stephen Spengler, Chief Executive Officer, Intelsat
  -  Mr. Greg Wyler, Founder and Executive Chairman, OneWeb

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Full committee 

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov

Webcast

Witness Panel 1

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson

Majority Statement