DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (D.C.), June 30, 2022 – Congressman Robert Aderholt, of Alabama’s 4th District, will address the International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISSRDC) on Wednesday, July 27, in Washington, D.C., as its luncheon keynote speaker.
Rep. Aderholt is in his 13th term as a congressman and serves as a member of the House Committee on Appropriations and as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science. For more than two decades, Representative Aderholt has been a leading advocate in Congress for the country’s space program, including both civil and defense projects in his home state of Alabama and throughout the nation. During his address at ISSRDC, Representative Aderholt will share his vision and priorities for the future of the International Space Station, building commerce in low Earth orbit, human exploration, and how space contributes to America’s continued global preeminence.
ISSRDC is hosted by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, Inc. (CASIS), manager of the ISS National Laboratory; NASA; and the American Astronautical Society (AAS). The conference, being held July 25-28, 2022, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., allows leaders in science and industry to explore ways to utilize the ISS to maximize their R&D goals.
Registration for the 11th annual ISSRDC is now open. To learn more about the conference, including other sessions and how to attend, please visit www.issconference.org.
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About the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory: The International Space Station (ISS) is a one-of-a-kind laboratory that enables research and technology development not possible on Earth. As a public service enterprise, the ISS National Lab allows researchers to leverage this multiuser facility to improve life on Earth, mature space-based business models, advance science literacy in the future workforce, and expand a sustainable and scalable market in low Earth orbit. Through this orbiting national laboratory, research resources on the ISS are available to support non-NASA science, technology and education initiatives from U.S. government agencies, academic institutions, and the private sector. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, Inc. (CASIS) manages the ISS National Lab, under Cooperative Agreement with NASA, facilitating access to its permanent microgravity research environment, a powerful vantage point in low Earth orbit, and the extreme and varied conditions of space. To learn more about the ISS National Lab, visit www.ISSNationalLab.org.
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