Babin reappointed chairman of House Space Subcommittee

February 5, 2017 GMT

U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), whose district includes NASA’s Johnson Space Center, was reappointed by House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (TX-21) to serve as the Chairman of the Space Subcommittee, which has legislative jurisdiction and oversight over NASA and U.S. space policy.

“I am honored to continue serving as the chairman of the House Space Subcommittee in the 115th Congress,” said Chairman Babin. “There is still much work to be done to restore America’s human space flight program and I am excited to work with an Administration that believes in a robust U.S. space program. Our human space flight program is an important element in building a brighter future for the American people and making America great again.”

“Chairman Babin has proven to be a knowledgeable and capable member of this Committee, and he is committed to ensuring the U.S. remains a world leader in space exploration,” said Chairman Smith. “I look forward to continuing to work with him to promote legislation that advances America’s space interests.”