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Sep 30, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the China Task Force released a detailed policy blueprint to counter the growing global threat of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). 

The China Task Force was comprised of 15 members representing 11 committees in the U.S. House of Representatives, including House Science, Space, and Technology Committee members Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL). 

Sep 18, 2020 Opening Statement

NASA is one of the best-known organizations in the world.  Its successes with the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Shuttle, and International Space Station programs – along with its breathtaking scientific discoveries and jaw-dropping robotic probes – attract worldwide attention.  Unfortunately, that attention comes with challenges.  The technologies that NASA develops are also sought-after by criminal entities, unscrupulous foreign governments, and destructive vandals.  Because many of these technologies have both civil and military applications, these challenges are particularly grave.

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas praised the passage of two bipartisan Committee bills today on space weather and election technology.

Sep 16, 2020 Bill

To improve understanding and forecasting of space weather, and for other purposes.

Available Here

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee Ranking Member Brian Babin (R-TX) released statements today criticizing the NASA funding priorities in the 2021 appropriations bill passed today.

Lucas

Jul 30, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Today, Ranking Member Frank Lucas of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology congratulated the thousands of professionals at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for successfully launching the Perseverance Mars Rover and expressed confidence in NASA’s future of crewed exploration on the Moon and Mars.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas released a statement today praising NASA’s decision to name its headquarters after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at the Agency.

Jun 24, 2020 Bill

The bill authorizes approximately $26 billion in COVID-19 emergency relief for federal science agencies – such as the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, National Science Foundation and others – to award to research universities, independent institutions, and national laboratories to continue working on federally-funded research projects.

Bill text is available here.