Government Promotion of Safety and Innovation in the New Space Economy

U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.), Chair of the Subcommittee on Space and Science, will convene a subcommittee hearing titled “Government Promotion of Safety and Innovation in the New Space Economy” on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 2:30 PM ET. The hearing will address the Federal government’s role in ensuring the safety, viability and economic competitiveness of commercial space activities and discuss regulatory approaches for the rapidly evolving industry.


  • Pam Melroy, Deputy Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Kelvin Coleman, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Richard Dalbello, Director, Office of Space Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • John Hill, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space and Missile Defense, Department of Defense


WHAT: Subcommittee on Space and Science Hearing on Commercial Space
DATE: Wednesday, December 13, 2023
TIME: 2:30 PM ET
LOCATION: Hearing Room, Russell 254
LIVESTREAM: The hearing will stream live on Twitter and YouTube.