WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, will convene a hearing titled “Destination Mars – Putting American Boots on the Surface of the Red Planet” at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. The hearing will focus on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) exploration priorities and will be the first in a series of hearings in anticipation of a future NASA authorization legislation.
- Mr. Tory Bruno, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Launch Alliance
- Mr. Chris Carberry, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Explore Mars. Inc.
- Dr. Dava Newman, Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Harvard-MIT Health, Sciences, and Technology
- Dr. Peggy A. Whitson, former NASA Astronaut
*Witness list subject to change.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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 www.commerce.senate.gov.
NOTE: Added Mr. Tony Bruno to witness list on 7/20/18