George H.W. Bush

NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush

"From being the Navy's youngest fighter pilot in World War II and being shot down, to his years of public service in Congress, the State Department, CIA, Vice President and President, there was nothing he wouldn't give for our country and her people. "President Bush's Space Exploration Initiative helped us to think big and long-term about space. His impassioned vision of 'a journey into tomorrow - a journey to another planet - a manned mission to Mars,' helped sustain NASA's early work on the International Space Station, and it still can be felt in our ongoing efforts to send humans farther into the solar system to live and work for extended periods. "The President noted it was humanity's destiny to explore, and America's destiny to lead. We salute this great American leader, who challenged us to chart a course for the future to benefit all humanity."

Former President George H.W. Bush discusses life in space with station crew, February 11, 2016

"Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and Flight Engineer Tim Kopra of NASA discussed Kelly's year-long mission and research aboard the orbital laboratory during a conversation on Feb. 5 with former President George H.W. Bush, who paid a visit to the Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center in Houston."

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