WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, will convene a hearing titled “The Search for Life: Utilizing Science to Explore our Solar System and Make New Discoveries,” at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The second in a series of hearings leading up to a potential National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) reauthorization, this hearing will focus on NASA's scientific priorities in space exploration.
- Dr. Sara Seager, Professor of Physics and Planetary Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Dr. David Spergel, Professor of Astronomy, Princeton University
- Dr. Ellen Stofan, Director, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
- Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, NASA
*Witness list subject to change.
Wednesday, August 1, 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.