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Sen. Hutchison to Deliver Remarks at Reception Honoring Space Shuttle Discovery Crew

"On Wednesday, September 6 at 6:00 PM (EST), Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Science and Space, will deliver remarks at a reception honoring the crew of the STS-121 Space Shuttle Discovery mission."

Editor's note: It always strikes me as a little odd to see such press releases issued for events like this by public servants since taxpayers regular folks can't usually get into these quasi-exclusive receptions and mingle with lawmakers and their staff. Your name has to be on a carefully guarded list before you can enter. Last year USA was nice enough to invite me to an identical reception they were sponsoring (with several other companies) - in the exact same location. Alas, one of Rep. Dave Weldon's staffers was upset to see me there and started asking the sponsors how I got in - and expressing annoyance that I was there. As such I doubt I will be invited to receptions like this again any time soon. This posting will all but ensure that!

Oh well - DC traffic is awful at this time of day - and its hard to have a conversation in these receptions with all of the aerospace executives' grand children running around screaming.

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