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The U.S. House of Representatives Space Subcommittee will hold a hearing to consider expert perspectives on NASA's human space exploration plans, including a human mission to Mars.

You can watch the hearing live on the committee's website, or in the window below. 

Witnesses during the hearing will include Tom Young, former director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center; John C. Sommerer, Chair of the technical panel for the Pathways to Exploration Report by the National Academy of Sciences; Paul  Spudis, a senior scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute. The subcommittee will also listen to perspectives on "the challenge of keeping programs on track through changing presidental administrations," according to a media advisory about the hearing.