Senator Rubio’s Statement On Manned Space Flight Contracts

By  //  September 16, 2014

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WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today issued the following statement regarding NASA’s commercial crew transport selection:

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio

“Today’s announcement from NASA marks an important milestone for our nation’s space program and is an exciting development for Florida and the commercial space industry. These partnerships will ensure that American astronauts are once again launched into space from American soil.

“As the nation’s spaceport, Florida’s Space Coast will play a crucial role in advancing this initiative and exploring low earth orbit. I, along with all Floridians, look forward to seeing our astronauts launch from Kennedy Space Center once again.”

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