Threats to Space Assets and Implications for Homeland Security, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces of the Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, March 29, 2017 [open pdf - 1MB]
This testimony compilation is from the March 29, 2017 hearing, "Threats to Space Assets and Implications for Homeland Security" before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Strategic Forces of the Committee on Armed Services. From the statement of Joseph Nimmich: "The use of satellites and satellite-derived data is mission critical for emergency management operations. Emergency managers require extensive, timely, and accurate information to make critical life-saving and life-sustaining decisions. Their decision-making information comes from a multitude of sources, with satellites being one of the most critical. Satellites, both national and commercial, inform almost every aspect of emergency management, allowing responders to act faster and smarter to preserve the safety and security of the American public." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Thad Allen, Joseph Nimmich, and William Shelton.
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