Space News – ‘Human spaceflight interests will be well represented’

WASHINGTON — Human spaceflight interests will be well represented on the House Science, Space and Technology space and aeronautics subcommittee this year with nearly half of its members hailing from states with NASA manned spaceflight centers.

Lawmakers from Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Texas hold nine of the subcommittee’s 19 seats including the chairmanship, held by Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.). Also included in the tally are the ex officio seats held by Texas Reps. Ralph Hall and Eddie Bernice Johnson, the full committee’s chairman and ranking Democrat, respectively.

Space News
2/10/11