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Babin Joins President Trump as He Signs New Space Policy Directive on Missions to Moon and Mars

Washington, December 11, 2017

Washington, DC – U.S. House Space Subcommittee Chairman Brian Babin (R-TX) joined President Trump today at the White House as he signed Space Policy Directive – 1 urging NASA to return Americans to the Moon and encourage human space exploration to Mars and beyond.

“By signing this space policy directive and refocusing America’s space program on human spaceflight exploration, the President has ensured America’s leadership in space and prioritized our return to the Moon and future manned missions to Mars,” said Chairman Babin. “Under the President’s leadership, we are now on the verge of a new generation of American greatness and leadership in space – leading us to once again launch American astronauts on American rockets from American soil.”