Faster propulsion technology for space travel.
Credit: Ad Astra Rocket Company

 

 

NASA is pursuing several in-space propulsion technologies to advance not only human exploration, but also uncrewed spacecraft operations. The hearing will explore NASA’s current portfolio of investments in in-space propulsion technologies, the state of the various technologies, and how they fit into future space architectures.

Credit: Aerojet Rocketdyne

 

 

 

 

 

Credit: Diaz/Ad Astra

Hearing: In-Space Propulsion – Strategic Choices and Options

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017 – 10:00am

Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

 

Written Testimony:

1)

Mr. William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, NASA

&

Mr. Stephen Jurczyk

Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA

https://science.house.gov/sites/republicans.science.house.gov/files/documents/HHRG-115-SY16-WState-WGerstenmaier-SJurczyk-20170629.pdf

2)

Dr. Mitchell Walker, Chair, Electric Propulsion Technical Committee, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

https://science.house.gov/sites/republicans.science.house.gov/files/documents/HHRG-115-SY16-WState-MWalker-20170629.pdf

3)

Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz, Founder and CEO, Ad Astra Rocket Company

https://science.house.gov/sites/republicans.science.house.gov/files/documents/HHRG-115-SY16-WState-FCDiaz-20170629.pdf

4)

Mr. Joe Cassady, Executive Director for Space, Washington Operations, Aerojet Rocketdyne

https://science.house.gov/sites/republicans.science.house.gov/files/documents/HHRG-115-SY16-WState-JCassady-20170629.pdf

5)

Dr. Anthony Pancotti, Director of Propulsion Research, MSNW LLC

https://science.house.gov/sites/republicans.science.house.gov/files/documents/HHRG-115-SY16-WState-APancotti-20170629.pdf

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