Video and Testimony: Senate Hearing - U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness

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Buzz Aldrin testifying.

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 hearing was chaired by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the committee.

Witnesses included:

Panel I

- Col. Walt Cunningham (USMC, Ret.), Former NASA Astronaut and Apollo 7 Pilot (Testimony).

- Col. Buzz Aldrin (USAF, Ret.), Former NASA Astronaut and Apollo 11 Pilot (Testimony).

- Mr. Michael Massimino, Former NASA Astronaut and Mission Specialist for Space Shuttle Program (Testimony).

Panel II

- Mr. John Elbon, Vice President and General Manager, Boeing Space Exploration (Testimony).

- Dr. Scott Pace, Director, Space Policy Institute, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University (Testimony).

- Mr. Eric Stallmer, President, Commercial Spaceflight Federation. (Testimony).


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