Yesterday members of Congress were honoring the past of space exploration. Today, they’ll be looking at the future. The space subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee will be holding a hearing at 10 am EST today on “NASA’s Human Space Exploration: Direction, Strategy, and Progress”. NASA administrator Charles Bolden will be testifying at the hearing, followed in a separate panel by three center directors: Robert Cabana of KSC, Michael Coats of JSC, and Robert Lightfoot of MSFC. The hearing will examine NASA’s plans for the Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, and associated programs, according to the hearing announcement. The hearing will be webcast on the committee’s site as well as broadcast on NASA TV.