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Goddard Center Director Rob Strain (left) presents Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin with a glass globe containing a depiction of the Hubble Space Telescope during the senator's visit on June 12, 2009. Credit: NASA/Pat Izzo
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin Tours Goddard Space Flight Center
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin visited NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on June 12. During his visit, he toured Goddard's Environmental Integration and Testing Facilities, where spacecraft are built and tested before their journeys into space. Cardin also met with Goddard Center Director Rob Strain and other center representatives throughout the day.