Hearing to Examine Impact of President’s Budget on Deep Space Exploration


Washington, D.C. – TOMORROW at 10:15 a.m. ET, the Subcommittee on Space will hold a hearing on the impact of the president’s budget on programs being built for a trip to Mars and other deep space destinations. Witnesses will discuss NASA’s plans for future major tests and milestones of the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion crew vehicle, as well as how the administration’s budget request affects these programs.

WHAT: Hearing on Deep Space Exploration: Examining the Impact of the President’s Budget
WHEN: FRIDAY, October 9, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. ET
WHERE: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C.

Mr. Doug Cooke, Owner, Cooke Concepts and Solutions; Former Associate Administrator, Exploration Systems, NASA
Mr. Dan Dumbacher, Professor of Engineering Practice, Purdue University; Former Deputy Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA

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