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Coalition for Space Exploration supports full funding for NASA’s space exploration programs

June 16th, 2009

HOUSTON – As the U.S. House of Representatives debates the FY2010 national budget, the Coalition for Space Exploration recognizes that tough decisions have to be made. The Coalition supports full funding for NASA’s space exploration programs to ensure they remain on schedule. We thank Chairman Mollohan for his sustained support throughout his tenure as Commerce, […]

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Web site blog post in response to May 28 New York Times editorial By Fred Gregory

June 9th, 2009

I was disappointed to see a recent New York Times editorial (May 28, “Nominees for the Space Agency”) that questioned President Obama’s selection of Charles Bolden, Jr. and Lori Garver as NASA’s top leaders. Both Bolden, a former astronaut and retired Marine general, and Garver, a NASA policy specialist, have proven their abilities to lead. […]

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Every Day is Earth Day

June 3rd, 2009

Earthrise image available for download here: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1249.html In 1968, the Apollo 8 astronauts caught their first glimpse of Earth rising over the barren surface of the moon. Their full-color photo of our home planet is serene, majestic and breathtakingly beautiful, and is the iconic image of the environmental movement. My 53 days spent working in […]

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