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  • Statement Before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Science & Technology

    02.13.08 - Chairman Gordon, Ranking Member Hall, and members of the committee, thank you for inviting me here today to discuss NASA’s FY 2009 budget request of $17.6 billion.

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  • Administrator’s Remarks at the Launch of STS-122 Atlantis

    02.07.08 - We are gathered here today to commemorate the launch of the European Space Agency’s Columbus laboratory to the International Space Station, the culmination of a decade of work on the part of our European partners.

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  • Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial Event

    02.01.08 - Remarks at the Kennedy Space Center, Feb. 1, 2008.

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  • The Constellation Architecture

    01.22.08 - Remarks to the Space Transportation Association

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  • American Competitiveness

    01.17.08 - Lecture for the January Series at Calvin College, Jan. 17, 2008

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  • New Year's Resolutions

    01.10.08 - Keynote Address to the Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas 5th Annual Conference

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  • Astronomy and NASA - Rewards and Challenges

    01.08.08 - Keynote Address to the American Astronomical Society

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  • Lunar Exploration: Expanding the Human Range of Action

    12.14.07 - My topic tonight touches on a very old debate in the space community, the relative merit of human and robotic space activities. When I was a child, interested even then in everything about space, this debate was already in full voice. It has continued for five decades.

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  • Remarks to the Royal Aeronautical Society

    12.13.07 - Thank you for inviting me to be here tonight to discuss the NASA Aeronautics program with you. We’ve made quite a few changes to it in the last two years, and I think this is an excellent time, and the perfect venue, to review them in some detail.

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  • Space Exploration: A Frontier for American Collaboration

    11.16.07 - This lecture honors the Loewy brothers' memory by discussing the intersecting relationships between technological innovation and international affairs.

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  • Testimony Before the House Science Committee

    10.31.07 - The administrator discusses the release of data pursuant to the National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service project.

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  • Space Exploration: A Measure of American Competitiveness

    10.29.07 - "These are busy days for us at NASA, and it takes an occasion like this to provide a reason to pause and assess where we are today, how we got here, and most importantly, where we are heading."

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  • Remarks at the 19th Annual Von Braun Dinner

    10.23.07 - Space exploration is a complex story, a rich story, full of drama and despair, pride and pathos.

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  • Then and Now: Fifty Years in Space

    09.19.07 - Administrator Griffin speaks to the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2007 Conference.

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  • The Role of Space Exploration in the Global Economy

    09.17.07 - NASA opens new frontiers and creates new opportunities, and because of that, we are a critical driver of innovation.

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  • 50th Anniversary Lecture Series: The Space Economy

    09.17.07 - We don’t just create new jobs, we create entirely new markets and possibilities for economic growth that didn’t previously exist.

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  • House Hearing on Astronaut Health

    09.06.07 - NASA is evaluating the overall delivery of behavioral health services to astronauts and is planning additional training for flight surgeons in behavioral health assessments.

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  • Joint Planning and Development Office Day

    06.13.07 - I believe that it cannot be stated often enough that the Earth's atmosphere is a strategic medium, a strategic arena for any nation that chooses to operate in it.

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  • Commemoration of Jamestown Settlement

    05.13.07 - "Thank you for allowing me to represent the men and women of NASA, who are working today to extend humanity’s horizons to the new worlds of the 21st century."

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  • Remarks on Visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

    05.08.07 - "Your visit allows us to highlight and to celebrate the great traditions of exploration and discovery that bind the British and American peoples."

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