After the Wednesday event on the hill, my co-workers and I were back on the hill the next morning, since my boss had been asked to testify to the House Science and Technology Subcommittee. He, and the other expert witnesses, talked about the status of the United States space program with regard to other countries' programs.
A number of newspapers carried stories about the event:
U.S. losing its lead in space, experts warn Congress
(Miami Herald) November 19, 2009, By Robert S. Boyd
Experts claim U.S. needs partners to maintain space prowess
(Florida Today) November 20, 2009, By Bart Jansen
2 key lawmakers dig in their heels to back NASA's troubled Constellation program Ares V
(Orlando Sentinel) November 19, 2009, By Mark K. Matthews