September 22, 2011 in News by SEDS Chair
The House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hosted one of the most exciting hearings in recent times on September 22nd, featuring great thoughts from Neil Armstrong, Gene Cernan, Dr. Maria Zuber, and Dr. Michael Griffin.
It was very exciting to see so many great minds on one panel answering the questions of congress. It was also good to hear so many of those in attendance express the need for goals for future space exploration to help inspire students around the country and around the world. While some of those present disagree on just how it should be accomplished, all of the representatives and guests shared the belief that NASA’s mission to explore space should be strongly supported in future congressional budgeting.
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September 21, 2011 in Featured, News by SEDS Chair
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.
SEDS-USA sought to give Neil a student perspective on our future in space and hopes that he will show support for both long-time NASA contractors as well as new and innovative start-up companies in his testimony tomorrow.
SEDS Armstrong Cover Letter
Click here for the rest of the March letter and to sign the letter alongside 300 other students.
June 19, 2011 in News by SEDS Chair
I’m sure that many of us who get our information and our news from the internet have seen one of the videos circulating recently that used a variety of pictures and Carl Sagan’s words to campaign for NASA. Sagan’s prescient words and the vivid images can certainly move even those folks who are not space fans to begin with. Continue reading “One 25-year-old Canadian Uses His Talents to Campaign for NASA” »