More on Space
Space weather is a term many people have not often heard. The term refers to the interaction of solar activity with technology and life on Earth as well as in orbit. This is by no means a new phenomenon, as we have records of solar activity going back more than 150 years. However, our need to forecast this phenomenon has become more critical as our utilization of space-based technology has increased.
Today’s hearing is on a growing topic of national concern, even if it is not an issue most of our constituents might immediately identify.
Oct 18, 2019 Press Release
A bipartisan group of Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee have introduced a bill to expand research on the health effects of exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation.
House Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK), along with Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE.), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) applauded the congressional passage of a bipartisan bill they introduced, along with hundreds of their colleagues, to award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Dr.
NASA’s long-term goal, as laid out consistently in the 2005, 2008, 2010, and 2017 NASA Authorization Acts, is to explore the Moon, Mars, and beyond in stepping stone approach based on available funding.
Jul 16, 2019 Hearing