Space Exploration

WASHINGTON — Texas lawmakers Thursday renewed their fight to wrest the retired shuttle Enterprise from New York City and bring it to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.They contend NASA’s award of the coveted spacecraft...
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WASHINGTON — Congressman Lamar Smith, vice chair of the House Science Committee’s Space Subcommittee, today participated in a hearing examining the future of America’s space program and the role of human space exploration....
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Today, I issued this statement after the landing of Atlantis, marking the final mission of the U.S. shuttle program.Today’s final shuttle landing is a bittersweet milestone for human spaceflight. Texans should take pride in...
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden recently announced that Houston will not receive one of the retiring space shuttle orbiters. It is sad and unfortunate that politics played such an obvious role in what should have been a...
American astronauts are blasting President Obama’s decision to discontinue the space shuttle program and jettison funding for the NASA space program.Neil Armstrong, Eugene Cernan, and Eugene Lovell wrote an open letter
Written by: Reps. Gene Green, Al Green, John Culberson and Pete Olson.With NASA’s recent announcement of plans to move forward with the development of the Space Launch System (SLS), America now has the major...
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Back in April, Obama-appointed NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced that Houston would not receive one of the four retiring space shuttle orbiters. Despite Houston's legacy and prominent role in human space flight,...
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Today, I issued the following statement regarding the launch of Atlantis, the final mission of the U.S. shuttle program:Today’s launch represents a bittersweet milestone for the 30 year-old U.S. program. While many of us are...
Malaysian astrophysicist Mazlan Othman is set to be appointed by the U.N. as Space ambassador. According to Telegraph.co.uk:Aliens who landed on earth and asked: “Take me to your leader” would be directed to Mrs Othman.

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