Last week, NASA Acting Administrator Mike Scolese testified in front of the Senate Appropriations and Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation committees. Archived webcasts of the appropriations and authorization hearing are available.
During the appropriations hearing, there was a first – after their successful servicing mission of Hubble the shuttle astronauts testified from orbit. While there was a bit of an audio problem for a bit in the actual hearing room (we couldn’t hear the astronauts for a short while), the following Youtube clip seems to have uninterrupted audio of the astronauts testimony:
In other NASA news, as you have probably heard by now, President Obama has nominated former astronaut at retired Marine general Charles Bolden to run NASA, as well as Lori Garver as Deputy administrator.Tags: Charles Bolden, HST, Hubble Space Telescope, Lori Garver, NASA, Senate, SM4