House Science Committee Schedule - Week of April 2, 2001


TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2001
SUBCOMMITTEE ON SPACE AND AERONAUTICS - Hearing
Vision 2001: Future Space
WHEN: 4:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.
WHERE: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building (WEBCAST)

WITNESS LIST:

Dr. Buzz Aldrin, President, Starcraft Enterprises
Dr. Lawrence M. Krauss, Chairman, Dept. of Physics, Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Wesley T. Huntress, Jr., Director, Geophysical Laboratory,
Carnegie Institution of Washington
Mr. Allen Steele, Author, Science Fiction Genre
The hearing will explore visionary concepts of America's future in space. Witnesses will examine issues as far-ranging as the physics of space travel to the potential for our science fiction fantasies to become reality. They have been encouraged to let their imaginations roam.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2001
FULL COMMITTEE - Hearing:
Space Station Cost Overruns
WHEN: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 NOON
WHERE: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building (WEBCAST)

WITNESS LIST:

The Honorable Daniel S. Goldin, Administrator, NASA
Ms. Marcia S. Smith, Specialist, Aerospace and Telecommunications Policy,
Congressional Research Service
Mr. Robert J. Polutchko, Member, Cost Assessment and Validation Task
Force
Mr. Russell A. Rau, Assistant Inspector General for Audits, NASA

The hearing will review NASA's management of the Space Station program, the status and underlying causes of recent cost growth, risks associated with increased reliance on international partners, the re-prioritization of planned science, and actions NASA is taking to address these issues.

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Jeff Donald
Deputy Communications Director
House Science Committee
2320 Rayburn
Washington, DC 20515

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