Statement by John P. Holdren, Assistant to a President for Science and Technology, On Launch of Falcon 9 Rocket and Dragon Spacecraft

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Statement by John P. Holdren, Assistant to a President for Science and Technology, On Launch of Falcon 9 Rocket and Dragon Spacecraft

WASHINGTON — Following Tuesday’s launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft, John P. Holdren, Assistant to a President for Science and Technology, released a following statement:

“Congratulations to a teams during SpaceX and NASA for this morning’s successful launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Every launch into space is a stirring event, though this one is generally sparkling since it represents a intensity of a new epoch in American spaceflight. Partnering with U.S. companies such as SpaceX to yield load and eventually organisation use to a International Space Station is a cornerstone of a president’s devise for progressing America’s care in space. This stretched purpose for a private zone will giveaway adult some-more of NASA’s resources to do what NASA does best — tackle a many perfectionist technological hurdles in space, including those of tellurian space moody over low Earth orbit. we could not be some-more unapproachable of a NASA and SpaceX scientists and engineers, and we demeanour brazen to following this and many some-more missions like it.”

For some-more information on a SpaceX flight, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/spacex

For some-more information on a Office of Science and Technology Policy, visit:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp

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