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Yesterday, Rick Hanton, the chairman of SEDS-USA sent the letter written to congress last March to Neil Armstrong, first man to set foot on the moon. Neil has been called to testify before congress about the future of NASA and American Space Exploration.
At 3:30pm EST today, SEDS-USA Chairman Rick Hanton sent our a letter to many congressional staffers, the white house, and a variety of media outlets from over 250 students stating their belief in the promise of commercial spaceflight in the United States.
This letter was started as an initiative by a few SEDS students with some help from some of our distinguished alumni to present an actual “student view” on this aspect of the future of space travel to politicians in Washington D.C. The letter was organized and sent out by students from SEDS, but represented the views of students at both universities with SEDS chapters and universities without chapters that wanted to make their voice heard in the conversation about commercial spaceflight on capitol hill.
If you are a student who did not already sign this letter, we invite you to take a look at what we have written and sign to show your support if you agree with the points we have made.