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Science and Technology - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 4 July 2007.


Members present:

Mr Phil Willis, in the Chair

Adam AfriyieMr Brooks Newmark
Dr Brian IddonDr Bob Spink
Chris MoleDr Desmond Turner


Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Professor Len Culhane, Chairman, UK Space Academic Network, and Emeritus Professor of Physics, University College London, Lord Rees of Ludlow, President, Royal Society, and Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics, University of Cambridge, and Professor Michael Rowan-Robinson, President, Royal Astronomical Society, and Head of Astronomy and Astrophysics Department, Imperial College, London, gave evidence.

Question Number

425 - 439

440 - 459

460 - 462

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Dr Kevin Fong, Co-Director, Centre for Aviation, Space and Extreme Environment Medicine, Professor Chris Kennard, Chair, Neurosciences and Mental Health Board, and MRC Council Member, Medical Research Council (MRC), and Michael Gourlay, Quality Control Consultant, Marchbanks Measurement Systems, gave evidence.

Question Number

463 - 479

480 - 493

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Will Whitehorn, President, Virgin Galactic, Jeff Gazzard, Board Member, Aviation Environment Federation and Dr Patrick Collins, Director, Space Future Consulting, gave evidence.

Question Number

494 - 499

500 - 519

520 - 522

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