Perspectives on the President's vision for space exploration: hearing before the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, March 10, 2004

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Side 40 - Mr. Augustine has been presented the National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States and has five times been awarded the Department of Defense's highest civilian decoration, the Distinguished Service Medal and has received the Joint Chiefs of Staff Distinguished Public Service Award.
Side 22 - Committee met, pursuant to call, at 10:00 am, in Room 2318 of the Rayburn House Office Building, Hon.
Side 15 - Extend human presence across the solar system, starting with a human return to the Moon by the year 2020, in preparation for human exploration of Mars and other destinations...
Side 25 - the previous attempts to develop a replacement vehicle for the aging Shuttle represent a failure of national leadership." And finally, the Board noted that "this approach can only be successful: if it is sustained over the decade; if by the time a decision to develop a new vehicle is made there is a clearer idea of how the new transportation system fits into the Nation's overall plans for space; and if the US Government is willing at the time a development decision is made to commit the substantial...
Side 27 - to lead the exploration and development of the space frontier, advancing science, technology, and enterprise, and building institutions and systems that make accessible vast new resources and support human settlements beyond Earth orbit, from the highlands of the Moon to the plains of Mars.
Side 34 - ASA very much appreciates the opportunity to appear before you today. With your permission, I would like to summarize my written testimony.
Side 39 - AUGUSTINE was born in 1935 in Colorado and attended Princeton University where he majored In Aeronautical Engineering, was awarded a BSE magna cum laude. an MSE, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Xi. He holds Honorary Doctor...
Side 39 - Assistant Director of Defense Research and Engineering. Joining the LTV Missiles and Space Company in Texas in 1970, he served as Vice President, Advanced Programs and Marketing. In 1973 he became Assistant Secretary of the Army and in 1975 Under Secretary of the Army. Joining Martin Marietta Corporation in 1977, he...
Side 17 - Focus US research and use of the International Space Station on supporting space exploration goals, with emphasis on understanding how the space environment affects astronaut health and capabilities and developing countermeasures; and...
Side 36 - Chairman and Members of the Committee, thank you for the invitation to appear before you today.

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