Recently in the Congress Category

On April 30, 2015, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing titled Full Committee Markup - H.R. 2039, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act for 2016 and 2017.

Just when you thought that Congress was cutting ties to Russia some members of Congress are trying to sneak some rocket engine business past unsuspecting eyes.

The House Subcommittee on Space held its first hearing of the new year on February 27, 2015 on the Commercial Crew Program: Challenges and Opportunities.

The Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness held a hearing on Tuesday, February 24 on the U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness.

The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies marks up its fiscal year 2015 Appropriations bill on April 30, 2014.

On October 11, 2013, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing entitled, "The Impacts of the Government Shutdown on Our Economic Security" that dealt primarily with the impact on NASA, aviation and other science-related agencies.

Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R) has introduced H.R. 3038, the Suborbital and Orbital Advancement and Regulatory Streamlining (SOARS) Act, intended to streamline the regulatory process associated with commercial spaceflight.

On February 27, 2013, the House Subcommittee on Space held a hearing to review a bill proposed by six Republican members of the House that would take away governance of NASA from the President and give it to a board appointed by the President and members of Congress.

Today the House Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee held a hearing to review the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) management of its liability risk-sharing program, commonly referred to as "indemnification."