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Political Reaction To Dragon Splashdown

By Keith Cowing
August 2, 2020
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Political Reaction To Dragon Splashdown

My Statement on the Successful Splashdown of NASA-SpaceX Dragon Endeavour, Joe Biden
“Congratulations to NASA, SpaceX, astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, and all the hardworking women and men who made possible a successful conclusion to this historic mission. The first American splashdown in 45 years was executed with precision and professionalism, just like the entirety of this awe-inspiring trip to the International Space Station. This is a victory for American innovation and persistence, and I am proud of the role President Obama and I had in fighting to ensure that commercial crew flights from American soil would become a reality. As president, I look forward to leading a bold space program that will continue to send astronaut heroes to expand our exploration and scientific frontiers through investments in research and technology to help millions of people here on Earth.”
Chairwomen Johnson and Horn Celebrate Successful Splashdown of SpaceX Demo-2
“After a momentous launch to space from American soil for the first time in nearly a decade, NASA astronauts have successfully returned home after a productive mission on the International Space Station,” said Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX). “The safe return of these two NASA astronauts is a significant milestone for America’s space program. I want to welcome Astronauts Hurley and Behnken home and congratulate all those who made their mission possible.”

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