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  • Culberson Receives Champion for Aerospace and Science Award
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) received the inaugural Champion for Aerospace and Science award from the Coalition for Aerospace and Science (CAS) last week. “It is an honor to receive the first Champion for Aerospace and Science award,” said Rep. Culberson. “The work this coalition has done to support the vision and mission of NASA is truly remarkable, and I’m encouraged by their passion for space exploration. NASA is a national treasure, and my job as the Commerce, Justice and Science Su... Read more

  • Houston Chronicle: Stabilizing NASA
    Posted in In the News on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, NASA

    The space agency could benefit from security through presidential transitions. Read more

  • Cornyn, Culberson Introduce Bill to Require Mars Mission and NASA Human Exploration Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Directs Agency to Prioritize Missions and Destinations, Develop Long-Range Plan for Future of U.S. Human Spaceflight Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Europa’s Active Water Plumes
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement after the Hubble Space Telescope observed that Europa’s water plumes are even more active than once believed. “Today's announcement further confirms the presence of a worldwide salt water ocean on Europa. “These giant water plumes will make it possible to sample Europa's ocean from the surface lander which will touch down in about 10 years. The Planetary Science Decadal Survey has voted twice to make a mission to Europa a top p... Read more

  • The Observer: Bill Nye: Let’s Search for Alien Life on Jupiter’s Moon Europa
    Posted in In the News on September 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    NASA is expected to announce a major find next week made by observing Europa Read more

  • Culberson Visits Aerospace Facilities in Houston
    Posted in Press Releases on September 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Houston, TX -- Representative John Culberson (TX-07) visited the Johnson Space Center on Tuesday and participated in a roundtable conversation with aerospace executives at the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (BAHEP) to discuss future NASA missions and commercial crew, his Space Leadership Preservation Act, and NASA funding in the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill. Congressman Culberson also met with Johnson Space Center Director Ellen Ochoa and received updates on the Inter... Read more

  • Time Magazine: Why NASA is Legally Required to Go to Jupiter—and Why That’s Good
    Posted in In the News on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, NASA

    An icy Jovian moon may be our best hope for finding extraterrestrial biology. Read more

  • Politico Pro Q&A: Rep. John Culberson
    Posted in In the News on March 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration, Appropriations, NASA

    As chairman of the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Subcommittee, the Texas Republican is pressuring the Obama administration to withhold federal funds from “sanctuary cities” that disregard immigration law. Read more

  • Rep. Culberson Chairs NASA Budget Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, NASA

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) chaired the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies fiscal year 2017 budget hearing with NASA. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden testified about President Obama’s budget and Members discussed the importance of NASA’s role in scientific discovery, the Europa mission, and the recent espionage by China within the agency. Congressman Culberson released the following statement after the hearin... Read more

  • Culberson Testifies at Science Committee Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Culberson Testifies at Science Committee Hearing Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) testified in front of the House Science Committee on his Space Leadership Preservation Act. This bill creates stability for NASA by putting in place a long-term leadership structure that will help eliminate changing priorities of changing presidential administrations so that the experts at NASA have a clear mission directive that can be funded by Congress to maintain America’s leaders... Read more