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Senate Commerce committee hearing on the ISS

25 Jul 2012, 14:01 UTC
Senate Commerce committee hearing on the ISS
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The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation is having a hearing at 10:00 am ET today on The International Space Station: A Platform for Research, Collaboration, and Discovery With assembly of the International Space Station complete as of May 2011, the focus has now shifted from construction to full scientific utilization through 2020 and beyond. This hearing will examine research progress, the potential for scientific breakthroughs, and any impediments to maximizing the utilization of this orbiting national laboratory. Jeff Foust comments on the hearing: Senate committee to examine ISS utilization - Space Politics.

The live webcast is available on the Commerce committee homepage.

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