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?
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
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. 116th CONGRESS X SESSION H.J. RES. XXX To designate July 20th “Space Exploration Day Holiday” IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Xxxxx xx, 2019 JOINT RESOLUTION To designate July 20th as “Space Exploration Day Holiday”. Whereas President … Continue reading Joint Resolution for Space Exploration Day