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Jun 23, 2021 Opening Statement

Space exploration requires a nation’s sustained commitment.  Administrations, legislators, government employees, and contractors come and go – it is our nation’s citizens that carry the torch of space exploration from decade to decade.  That’s why it is vital for new Administrations and new Congresses to listen to the needs of the nation. 

Jun 23, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) House Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas released a statement following a hearing with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson

Jun 23, 2021 Opening Statement

Before I start, I would like to thank Chairwoman Johnson for holding this hybrid hearing and enabling Members, staff, and Administrator Nelson to participate in person safely.  After a year and a half of virtual hearings, I think I speak for the entire Republican conference when I say that it is good to be back doing the people’s business in person - so thank you.  

Jun 16, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, House Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Subcommittee on Space & Aeronautics Ranking Member Brian Babin (R-TX) sent a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Peter Buttigieg regarding commercial spaceflight and the policies needed to keep the industry both thriving and safe. 

May 27, 2021 Press Release

Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), along with Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Don Beyer (D-VA), and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Brian Babin (R-TX) sent a letter to Comptroller General Gene Dodaro requesting the U.S.