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6 Congressional Testimony Members of Space Studies Board committees may be invited to testify before committees of the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate about the findings and recommendations of their reports. During 2011, two hearings were held where members of the SSB family testified to Congress. Links to their prepared statements are provided below. Steven W. Squyres, chair of the Committee on the Planetary Science Decadal Survey, testified at the Novem- ber 15 hearing, “Exploring Mars and Beyond: What’s Next for U.S. Planetary Science?,” of the House Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee. Also testifying at the hearing was Jim Green, Planetary Science Division Director, Science Mission Directorate, NASA. Testimony and prepared statements are available at http://science.house.gov/ legislation. Roger D. Blandford, chair of the Committee for a Decadal Survey of Astronomy and Astrophysics, testified at the December 6 hearing, “Assessing the James Webb Space Telescope,” of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Also testifying at the hearing were Rick Howard, program director, James Webb Space Telescope, NASA; Garth Illingworth, professor and astronomer, University of California Observatories/Lick Observatory, Uni- versity of California, Santa Cruz; and Jeffrey D. Grant, sector vice president and general manager, Space Systems Division, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. Testimony and prepared statements are available at http://science. house.gov/legislation. 71