Hearing on Need for NASA Stability Through Changing Presidential Administrations

Washington, D.C. – TOMORROW, February 25 at 10:00 a.m. ET, the House Science Committee will hold a hearing on the need for stability at NASA through changing presidential administrations. The hearing will feature former astronaut and first female Space Shuttle pilot and commander, Colonel Eileen Collins, as well as former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin.

Rep. John Culberson, chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, will also testify. Culberson is the author of legislation the Science Committee will review on Thursday, the Space Leadership Preservation Act, which is intended to bring stability to NASA despite changing presidential administrations.

Live video streaming of the hearing will be available on the Committee’s website and YouTube.

10:00 a.m. ET Full Committee Hearing
The Space Leadership Preservation Act and the Need for Stability at NASA
2318 Rayburn House Office Building


Panel 1

The Honorable John Culberson, Member, U.S. House of Representatives

Panel 2

The Honorable Michael Griffin, Former Administrator, NASA

Colonel Eileen Collins, USAF (Retired); NASA Astronaut, Commander, STS-93 and 114; NASA Astronaut, Pilot, STS-63 and 94

Ms. Cristina Chaplain, Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)