Secretary Ross Discusses Office of Space Commerce at House Hearing

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross testifying at House hearing

During a March 10 budget hearing of the House Appropriations Committee, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross cited the Office of Space Commerce as one of his top priorities in the FY 2021 budget. His opening statement reiterated the testimony he gave

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Secretary Ross Advocates for Office of Space Commerce Budget in Senate Hearing

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross testifying at Senate hearing

During a March 5 budget hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross urged Congress to fund the $15 million budget request for the Office of Space Commerce. In his opening statement, Secretary Ross said the Office

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Testimony on SSA from Senate Hearing

Kevin O'Connell testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee

On February 12, Director Kevin O’Connell of the Office of Space Commerce testified before the Senate Commerce Committee at a hearing on “Space Missions of Global Importance: Planetary Defense, Space Weather Protection, and Space Situational Awareness.” Below is his opening

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Testimony from Senate Hearing on the Emerging Space Environment

On May 14, Director Kevin O’Connell of the Office of Space Commerce testified before the Senate Commerce Committee at a hearing on “The Emerging Space Environment: Operational, Technical, and Policy Challenges.” He stated that the future space operating environment will

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Testimony from Senate Hearing on U.S. Space Leadership

Kevin O'Connell gesturing while speaking

On March 13, 2019, Kevin O’Connell of the Office of Space Commerce testified before the Senate Commerce Committee for a hearing on “The New Space Race: Ensuring U.S. Global Leadership on the Final Frontier.” Below is his opening statement as

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Secretary Ross Testimony on Space Situational Awareness

On June 22, 2018, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross testified at a joint hearing of the House Armed Services Committee and House Science Committee on the topic of “Space Situational Awareness: Whole of Government Perspectives on Roles and Responsibilities.” View

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House Science Committee Hearing on LightSquared Impacts to GPS

On September 8, 2011, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing on the impacts of the LightSquared network on federal science activities. Officials from NOAA, NASA, DOT, USGS, and the National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT

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NOAA Official to Testify on GPS Interference Issue

On September 8, the House Science Committee will hold a public hearing on the proposed LightSquared wireless communications network and its potential interference to GPS users. NOAA Deputy Under Secretary for Operations Mary Glackin will discuss possible impacts to NOAA’s

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Testimony from HASC Hearing on Space and U.S. National Power

Statement of Edward Morris Director, Office of Space Commercialization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Department of Commerce Hearing on Space and U.S. National Power Before the Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces U.S. House of Representatives June

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