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 02.05.07 - Administrator's Remarks on the Fiscal Year 2008 Budget
This morning, the President announced his Fiscal Year 2008 budget request for the entire federal government. This includes a $17.3 billion request for NASA, a 3.1 percent increase over the President’s FY 2007 request for the Agency.
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 01.26.07 - Remarks at World Economic Forum 2007
Some of us gathered here tonight grew up during the Apollo era of the 1960s, NASA’s apotheosis. We watched science fiction movies and television shows that made us believe that we--all of us and not simply a few astronauts--could become space travelers.
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 2007 Heads of Agency Meeting
The heads of the International Space Station partner met in Paris on Jan. 23, 2007, to review ISS cooperation.
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 01.19.07 - Remarks at Quasar Award Dinner
If we don’t have public support that is both strong and specific, the things we want to do, and believe to be important, will not survive.
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 01.17.07 - Why Explore Space?
"I believe America should look to its future – and consider what that future will look like if we choose not to be a spacefaring nation."
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 01.11.07 - Remarks Before the Space Transportation Association
"You here at the Space Transportation Association already understand why space exploration and scientific discovery is imaportant for our nation."
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 12.22.06 - Administrator Griffin's STS-116 Post-Landing Briefing
"If I were an English major and given to a literary turn of phrase, I might say somewhat onomatopoetically that the Shuttle burst out of the clouds and swished down onto the runway, but being an engineer and a pilot, I would say that Roman and Billy O. steered it into a perfect landing."
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 12.09.06 - Administrator Griffin's STS-116 Post-Launch Briefing
"When you bring it all together -- the Space Station, the Moon, looking forward, past that, to Mars -- these are the steps that we have to take if we want to become a space-faring nation."
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 12.01.06 - Remarks to the Royal Society of the United Kingdom
The Royal Society has a long and distinguished history of supporting explorers and scientists; indeed, for centuries the Royal Society was the embodiment of science in western civilization.
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 10.31.06 - Administrator Griffin and Senior NASA Officials Discuss the Hubble Servicing Mission
NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, Associate Administrator for Space Operations William Gerstenmaier and Associate Administrator for Science Mission Directorate Mary Cleave discuss the Hubble Servicing Mission.
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 10.24.06 - NASA Langley Colloquium Series--Space Exploration: Filling Up the Canvas
This lecture series dates back to 1971, with the inaugural address by Wernher von Braun, and many other luminaries from our industry have followed him, so I have big shoes to fill.
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 10.20.06 - Remarks at the X-Prize Summit on NASA and the Commercial Space Industry
As we go forward with the Vision for Space Exploration, it emphatically is our duty to encourage and leverage nascent commercial space capabilities.
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 10.03.06 - Administrator's Remarks Before the 57th Annual International Astronautical Congress
It is important for the fraternity of space-faring nations to discuss openly the issues that we each face ... Thus, my remarks today will be on the subject of "partnership" as we apply it to our endeavors in space.
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 09.27.06 - NASA Administrator Michael Griffin Holds Press Conference in Shanghai, China
"Cooperation between and among nations, space-faring nations, over the life of the International Space Station, [is] one of the most fruitful things we do in helping to bring our various people together."
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 09.25.06 - NASA Administrator Michael Griffin Visits China
"I can only say that this represents a step toward lessening the distance between our two countries."
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 09.21.06 - STS-115 Post-Landing Press Conference
Transcript of the press conference, featuring NASA Administrator Michael Griffin and LeRoy Cain, Space Shuttle Launch Integration Manager
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 09.12.06 - Science and NASA
Administrator Griffin discusses the role of science during an "all hands" employees meeting at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
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 08.03.06 - NASA Leaders at Mars Society Convention
Administrator Mike Griffin, Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems Scott Horowitz, and Assistant Administrator for Legislative Affairs Brian Chase spoke at the conference.
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 07.19.06 - Remarks at the Farnborough International Airshow
"The answer is not for NASA to re-organize or abandon one of its core missions to focus on the other two, as some pundits have recommended be done with our aeronautics research program."
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 07.06.06 - Remarks to the NASA Advisory Council Science Subcommittees
One of the great strengths of our country is the principle of freedom of speech, of entertaining vigorous debates on the great issues of the day.
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