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The Senate subcommittee on science and space held a hearing today on commercial space. Although the subcommittee has eleven members, only three showed up — Bill Nelson (D-FL), Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and John Boozman (R-AR).
The witnesses were:
- Mr. William H. Gerstenmaier
Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- Col. Pamela A. Melroy USAF (ret.)
Senior Technical Advisor, Office of Commercial Space Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
- Dr. Gerald L. Dillingham
Director of Civil Aviation Issues
U.S. Government Accountability Office
- Mr. Michael N. Gold
Director, D.C. Operations and Business Growth
Bigelow Aerospace, LLC
- Capt. Michael Lopez-Alegria USN (ret.)
Commercial Spaceflight Federation
The event runs about eighty minutes.