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Exploring Mars and Beyond: What's Next for U.S. Planetary Science?
Exploring Mars and Beyond: What's Next for U.S. Planetary Science?
15 Nov 2011
(Source: Subcommittee On Space And Aeronautics Committee On Science, Space, And Technology)

The Subcommittee On Space And Aeronautics and the Committee On Science, Space, And Technology held a hearing on Wednesday, 15 November 2011 to discuss: "Exploring Mars and Beyond: What's Next for U.S. Planetary Science?"

The purpose of the hearing was to receive testimony from NASA and the National Academies of Science on the prospects for future exploration of Mars and implications of the current fiscal crisis to the future of U.S. planetary science.

The witnesses were Dr. Jim Green (Planetary Science Division Director, Science Mission Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and Dr. Steve Squyres (Chair, Committee on the Planetary Science Decadal Survey, National Academies of Science).

See below for the charter and statements presented at the hearing.


Subcommittee On Space And Aeronautics
Committee On Science, Space, And Technology
U.S. House Of Representatives

Exploring Mars and Beyond: What's Next for U.S. Planetary Science?
November 15, 2011
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
2318 Rayburn House Office Building


Statement of Dr. James Green
Director, Planetary Science Division, Science Mission Directorate
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Before the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science, Space and Technology
U.S. House of Representatives


Statement of Steven W. Squyres
Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy
Cornell University
Before the Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
House of Representatives
November 15, 2011


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