Subcommittee to Examine Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Space Exploration

July 6, 2017

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, will convene the rescheduled hearing titled “Reopening the American Frontier: Promoting Partnerships Between Commercial Space and the U.S. Government to Advance Exploration and Settlement” at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The subcommittee will examine partnerships between the U.S. government and commercial space industry to advance space exploration.


•    Mr. Robert Cabana, Director, NASA Kennedy Space Center
•    Mr. Tim Ellis, Co-Founder and CEO, Relativity
•    Mr. Tim Hughes, Senior Vice President, Global Business and Government Affairs, SpaceX
•    Dr. Moriba K. Jah, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
•    Mr. Jeffrey Manber, CEO, Nanoracks
Hearing Details:

Thursday, July 13, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness

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