The New Space Race: Ensuring U.S. Global Leadership on the Final Frontier

March 13, 2019

G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled, “The New Space Race: Ensuring U.S. Global Leadership on the Final Frontier,” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The hearing will discuss the U.S. governments strategy for maintaining leadership in space, ensuring space industry competitiveness, and addressing challenges to spacefaring preeminence. 

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable Jim Bridenstine, Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Mr. Kevin O’Connell, Director, Office of Space Commerce, Department of Commerce

*Witness list subject to change

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

This hearing will take place in the Dirksen Senate Office Building G50. 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

  • Ranking Member Maria Cantwell

Majority Statement

  • Chairman Roger Wicker