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FYI focuses on the programs and missions sponsored by the Science Mission Directorate, including in the Astrophysics, Planetary Science, Heliophysics, and Earth Science Divisions. FYI also covers science-related missions supported by other directorates, including the International Space Station.

 
7 Jun 2013

Space exploration has been the subject of many recent hearings in both the House and Senate in preparation for the upcoming reauthorization of bill for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

 
30 May 2013

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will write a reauthorization bill for NASA in coming months. A hearing last month before the committee provides insight into some of the major concerns of its members.

 
4 Oct 2013

The September 20 hearing in the House Science, Space, and Technology’s Space Subcommittee provided Members with an opportunity to review the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) efforts to manage its facilities and infrastructure.

 
24 Sep 2013

The review of federal science and technology agency budgets has been made more difficult this year because of uncertainties about how mandatory reductions due to the Budget Control Act would be applied to various programs.

 
29 Aug 2013

"A disappointment for me” was how Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) described what he predicted would be party line votes on a three year NASA reauthorization bill passed by the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  Nelson’s prediction was correct as the committee’s Democrats all voted in favor of this bill that every Republican on the committee opposed.

 
26 Jul 2013

The House and Senate Appropriations Committees have approved their versions of the FY 2014 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bills.

 
24 Jul 2013

The House and Senate Appropriations Committees have approved their versions of the FY 2014 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bills. These bills provide funding to the National Science Foundation, NASA, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

 
8 Apr 2013

he Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a February 28 hearing to hear from Inspector Generals (IG) about the performance and management challenges at their respective agencies.

 
10 May 2013

The Senate Subcommittee on Science and Space held an April 23 hearing to discuss the challenges and opportunities of human spaceflight.

 
5 Apr 2013

A good indicator of the views of House Science Committee Republicans on the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, NASA, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Science Foundation can be found in a eight-page document submitted to the House Budget Committee

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