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Babin Reintroduces Bill to Provide Astronaut Transportation

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after reintroducing his bill, the ASTRO Act (H.R. 272), which ensures transportation is provided for astronauts after they return from space until they are medically discharged.

“Our courageous astronauts put their lives on the line to ensure we remain the world’s preeminent spacefaring nation,” said Babin. “H.R. 272 provides our astronauts with the resources required to fully recover after they return from missions to space.”

To view the bill text, please click here.