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Republican Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, led by Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK), sent a letter to Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today calling for a renewed focus on critical scientific and technological challenges needed to maintain American competitiveness.
This summer we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Rather than resting on our laurels, the Trump Administration challenged NASA to return to the Moon on its way to Mars. This is an audacious goal.
Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 12 launch. On November 14, 1969, Pete Conrad, Alan Bean, and Richard Gordon set off on humanity’s second mission to the lunar surface. Despite harrowing winds and lightning strikes that overloaded the spacecraft’s fuel cells during the launch, the mission’s success proved America’s resolve to explore space. It demonstrated that Apollo 11 wasn’t a fluke or a one-time achievement, but rather the dawn of a new era for mankind.
A bipartisan group of Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee have introduced a bill to expand research on the health effects of exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation.