NASA

I participated in the third of a series of planned hearings to explore the reopening of the American frontier in space. The hearing, titled “Reopening the American Frontier: Promoting Partnerships Between Commercial Space...
Scientists are sending four strains of fungi to the International Space Station to see what happens when the tiny organisms contend with the stress of microgravity and space radiation.
As Chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, I held a hearing with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr. today to examine the Obama administration’s fiscal year 2015 (FY15) budget and its priorities....
Yesterday I hosted San Antonio’s first ever live television downlink with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) at the Alamo Heights High School. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call was conducted with...
As House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman, I have called a hearing for tomorrow afternoon titled Threats from Space: A Review of U.S. Government Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors, Part...
As the Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman, I released the following statement after reports of an unforeseen meteor exploding in the sky above Russia early this morning, on the same day that a large asteroid...
Today we have lost one of our nation's finest heroes and a timeless symbol of the American spirit.Forty-three years ago, his was the voice that came through loud and clear at Johnson Space Center's Mission Control to alert...
NASA’s Orion Spacecraft, a next generation astronaut vehicle, will showcased in Victory Park this weekend in Dallas. You can view the spacecraft at any time today, Saturday and Sunday. NASA staff will be on-site Saturday (...
Today, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce released a report on the economic impact of the aerospace industry in San Antonio. Conducted by two professors at Trinity University, the report estimates the economic impact of...
As vice-chair of the Space & Aeronautics Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, today I called for NASA’s inspector general to investigate the politicization of the agency.
In the movie, "The Martian," Matt Damon was a fictional astronaut stranded on Mars. In reality, the head of NASA says astronauts could set foot on the Red Planet within the next twenty years. "We think we're on the right...
Space inspires future generations to dream big and work hard. Many Americans remember where they were 45 years ago when Apollo 11 landed on the moon. The first foot prints on the moon’s surface were made by Americans.As...
According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, two out of three Americans believe our country is on the wrong track and nearly six in 10 say that the economy has not even started to recover. Under President...
Mainstream media has proven since 2007 to be one more arm of the Obama publicity and punditry machine: they highlight and cheer obama’s every perceived accomplishment and black out and cover up any of the president’s...
Congressman John Culberson (TX-07), Congressman Frank Wolf (VA-10), Congressman Gene Green (TX-29), Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22), and Congressman Bill Posey (FL-08) reintroduced the Space Leadership Preservation Act (H.R....
We remember with gratitude the seven souls who were lost aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. In pursuit of knowledge and the exploration of our universe, these brave individuals faced exceptional dangers and ultimately...
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Hi Nona. I saw the final Discovery shuttle flight flying over my moms school today. I was standing in a soccer field at my moms school and this is a picture of the shuttle when it passed by me. Love Sammy. Tuesday, April 17...
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Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-Dallas) announced that a test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft, a next generation astronaut vehicle, will visit North Texas on its cross-country trip from the White Sands...
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Last week, I had the privilege of visiting with students at two schools in the 21st district to discuss space exploration and the importance of science education. I was with NASA Astronaut Andy Thomas, who has spent over...
WASHINGTON — Texas lawmakers Thursday renewed their fight to wrest the retired shuttle Enterprise from New York City and bring it to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.They contend NASA’s award of the coveted spacecraft...

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