S.Res.233 - A resolution honoring the men and women of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Shuttle Program on reaching the historic milestone of the 135th and final flight of the Space Transportation System.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 07/13/2011)|
|Latest Action:||07/13/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.233 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (07/13/2011)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Congratulates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on reaching the historic milestone of the 135th and final flight of the Space Transportation System.
Honors the men and women of the Space Shuttle Program who worked to design, build, and operate the Space Transportation System in order to promote science, exploration, and international cooperation.
Remembers the 14 crewmembers lost during the space shuttle Challenger accident which occurred on January 28, 1986, and the space shuttle Columbia accident, which occurred on February 1, 2003.
Recognizes that the Space Shuttle Program has inspired generations of children to become engineers, scientists, and explorers.
Acknowledges that the Space Shuttle Program has, through its technological advancements and scientific research, driven innovation in the fields of science, technology, and mathematics (STEM) to benefit the people of the United States and all of humankind.