ABSTRACT

Serial No. 113-14; Serial No. 113-17: Threats From Space: A Review of U.S. Government Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors (Part I & Part II), Hearing Before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, March 19 and April 10, 2013   [open pdf - 9MB]

This is the two-part hearing on "Threats From Space: A Review of U.S. Government Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors" held before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on March 19 and April 10, 2013. Part I of these hearings focused on U.S. government efforts to track, characterize and mitigate Near Earth Objects. Witnesses testified about the "ongoing work, planned efforts and coordination procedures within the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the U.S. Air Force Space Command." Part II of these hearings focused "on most viable near-term initiatives within the private sector and the international coordination needed to identify and characterize potentially hazardous near Earth objects." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Michael F. A'Hearn, Charles F. Bolden, John P. Holdren, Dante Lauretta, Ed Lu, William L. Shelton and Donald K. Yeomans.

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Serial No. 113-14; Serial No. 113-17
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2013
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