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U.S. Congressman Bill Posey

Legislation

REAL Space Act (H.R. 1641)


Washington, October 11, 2011 - The RE-asserting American Leadership in Space Act, or REAL Space Act, sets a new course for NASA toward human space flight while keeping within current budgetary constraints. Specifically, the bipartisan legislation directs NASA to plan to return to the Moon by 2022 and develop a sustained human presence on the Moon as a stepping stone for the future exploration of Mars and other destinations within our solar system. The legislation also emphasizes the importance of maintaining the United States’ preeminence in space, and underscores the necessity of preserving America’s independent access to space.

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