Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation:
Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness

The 115th Congress began at noon on January 3, 2017. Committee assignments for the new Congress have not yet been made. The committee membership information below is as of the end of the 114th Congress, on January 3, 2017.
Chairman:
Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Gary Peters [D-MI]
Republicans:
7
Democrats:
6

The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Chairman
Ted Cruz
Texas
Republican
Ranking Member
Gary Peters
Michigan
Democrat
Ex Officio
Bill Nelson
Florida
Democrat
Ex Officio
John Thune
South Dakota
Republican
Cory Booker
New Jersey
Democrat
Steve Daines
Montana
Republican
Cory Gardner
Colorado
Republican
Edward “Ed” Markey
Massachusetts
Democrat
Jerry Moran
Kansas
Republican
Marco Rubio
Florida
Republican
Brian Schatz
Hawaii
Democrat
Dan Sullivan
Alaska
Republican
Tom Udall
New Mexico
Democrat

No bills have been assigned to this subcommittee.