Vice President Mike Pence called for renewed U.S. leadership in space during the first meeting of the National Space Council – outlining exploration goals that include returning American astronauts to the Moon, to build the foundation needed to send Americans to Mars and beyond. The October 5 council meeting, held at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, outside Washington, brought together representatives from all aspects and sectors of the national space enterprise, for the first time in a quarter century – including NASA’s Acting Administrator, Robert Lightfoot. Also, U.S. Spacewalk aboard the Space Station, Eugene Parker Views Solar Probe Spacecraft, Scientists Find Giant Black Hole Pairs, and Parachute Test Platform Launched!
This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/#/details-NHQ_2017_1006_National%20Space%20Council%20Meets%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20October%206,%202017.html
NASA Provides Coverage of the National Space Council Meeting
The Second Meeting of the National Space Council on This Week @NASA – February 23, 2018
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Mission Launches to Touch the Sun
NASA names Unique Solar Mission after University of Chicago Physicist Eugene Parker
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