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Joint Resolution for Space Exploration Day

This Joint Resolution will establish July 20th as the National Space Exploration Day Holiday, in time for the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing in 2019.  It has been sponsored by, (and is being worked through,) the office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 116th CONGRESS  X SESSION H.J. RES. XXX To designate July 20th “Space Exploration Day Holiday” … Continue reading Joint Resolution for Space Exploration Day

The 50-Year Quest: Has the Time Come for an Annual American Space Exploration Day of Commemoration?

                             By Ron Jones, National Space Society                                     Director, Central North American Region The Apollo lunar landings are generally regarded as among the great technological achievements of the modern era.  Historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. once wrote … Continue reading The 50-Year Quest: Has the Time Come for an Annual American Space Exploration Day of Commemoration?

Presidential Message on Space Exploration Day

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/presidential-message-space-exploration-day/ Issued on: July 20, 2018  On Space Exploration Day, our Nation celebrates the history of American space travel, and we reaffirm our determination to continue to lead the world in the exploration and development of space. Nearly half a century ago, with great skill and courage to conquer the unknown, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins led the mission to land the first Americans … Continue reading Presidential Message on Space Exploration Day