Subcommittee to Hold Second Hearing Examining the International Space Station

May 30, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness will convene a hearing entitled “Examining the Future of the International Space Station: Stakeholder Perspectives,” at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The second in a series of hearings to examine the role of the International Space Station (ISS), this hearing will provide ISS stakeholders the opportunity to discuss the value of the ISS to our national space program and the future of human space exploration.


  • Ms. Cynthia Bouthot, Director of Commercial Innovation & Sponsored Programs, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space
  • Mr. Jim Chilton, Senior Vice President, Space and Launch, The Boeing Company
  • Mr. Bob Mitchell, President, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
  • Mr. Michael Suffredini, Chief Executive Officer and President, Axiom Space

*Witness list subject to change.

Hearing Details: 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
2:30 p.m.
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

UPDATE (5/31/18): removing The Honorable Mitch Daniels from the announced witness list.

NOTE: Time changed to 2:15 on 6/6/18