Mars Society Represented at President’s Moon/Mars Commission
Mars Society Ohio Chapter
March 7, 2004
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Last week, the Mars Society was represented at the second public
hearing of the President’s Commission on Moon, Mars, and Beyond.
Present were Ohio Chapter members Lyle Kelly, Monica Ice, and Craig
Jarratt. The hearing was held in the Missile Silo in the Air Force
Museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton Ohio. The
Commission is holding a series of public hearings to collect
information for a 120 day report with recommendations for the
implementation of the President’s space policy. The hearing started
at 1pm Wednesday 3 March and concluded at 4:30pm Thursday. Witnesses
to the Commission were previously invited and public comments were
not heard except by a lottery drawing at the close of the second day.