U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space, will convene a hearing titled, “Building the Space Workforce of the Future: STEM Engagement for a 21st Century Education,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Witnesses will discuss how engaging students in projects with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) helps provide hands-on training, develops the future workforce, and fosters innovation.
- Ms. Shella Condino, Physics Teacher, Oakton High School
- Dr. Josh Gladden, Vice Chancellor of Research, University of Mississippi
- Mr. Jeffrey Manber, Chief Executive Officer, Nanoracks
- Dr. Linda Tarbox Elkins-Tanton, Managing Director, Interplanetary Initiative and Principal Investigator of NASA Psyche Mission, Arizona State University
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Subcommittee on Aviation and Space
This hearing will take place in the Dirksen Senate Office Building 562. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.
*Note: Witness added 10/30/19
*Note: Witnesses added 11/1/19
Witness Panel 1
Ms. Shella CondinoPhysics TeacherOakton High School
Dr. Josh GladdenVice Chancellor of ResearchUniversity of Mississippi
Mr. Jeffrey ManberChief Executive OfficerNanoracks
Dr. Linda Tarbox Elkins-TantonManaging Director, Interplanetary Initiative and Principal Investigator of NASA Psyche MissionArizona State University