The U.S. Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation recently convened a special hearing on topics relevant to the search for life beyond Earth. The Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness convened the hearing titled “The Search for Life: Utilizing Science to Explore our Solar System and Make New Discoveries,” at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

This was the second in a series of hearings focused on NASA’s scientific priorities in space exploration.

For more information on the hearing and to view the archived webcast, visit:

A summary of the day’s discussions and the testimony of witnesses called to participate can be found on The Space Review at: