WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (the ISS National Lab) is slated to testify Wednesday, June 6, at the Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness hearing entitled Examining the Future of the International Space Station: Stakeholder Perspectives. The hearing will be convened by Subcommittee chairman, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). This is the second in a series of hearings to discuss the value of the International Space Station, its value to the Nation, and its potential for human advancement.
Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness Hearing, Examining the Future of the International Space Station: Stakeholder Perspectives
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | 2:30 PM
Russel Senate Office Building, Room 253
Cynthia Bouthot, Director of Commercial Innovation & Sponsored Programs, the ISS National Lab
Jim Chilton, Senior Vice President, Space and Launch, The Boeing Company
Bob Mitchell, President, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Michael Suffredini, Chief Executive Officer and President, Axiom Space
*Cynthia Bouthot will be available for interview following the hearing. Contact Patrick O’Neill to confirm.
About the ISS National Lab
The Center for Advancement of Science in Space (the ISS National Lab) is the non-profit organization selected to manage the ISS National Laboratory with a focus on enabling a new era of space research to improve life on Earth. In this innovative role, the ISS National Lab promotes and brokers a diverse range of research in life sciences, physical sciences, remote sensing, technology development, and education. Since 2011, the ISS National Lab portfolio has included hundreds of novel research projects spanning multiple scientific disciplines, all with the intention of benefitting life on Earth. Working together with NASA, the ISS National Lab aims to advance the nation’s leadership in commercial space, pursue groundbreaking science not possible on Earth, and leverage the space station to inspire the next generation. For more information, please visit www.issnationallab.org.