More on Space
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.
In 1969, driven by curiosity, ambition, and an innate urge to explore, Americans landed on the Moon. Doing so at the height of the Cold War helped establish our country’s technological supremacy and gave us a fundamental edge over the Soviet Union. The Apollo program’s success was far from certain, but our nation set to achieve the bold goal nevertheless. As Neil Armstrong remarked upon return, the nation staked its reputation on the mission. What resulted was perhaps the greatest achievement of any organization.
Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) introduced H.R. 3766, the “One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act” with Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK), Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics’ Chairwoman Kendra Horn and Subcommittee Ranking Member Brian Babin (R-TX). This bill would require that all licenses issued by the U.S.