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Local leaders busy promoting NASA to feds - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

September 29, 2016

Local leaders busy promoting NASA to feds

Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:15 am

WASHINGTON — The eight-dozen advocates representing the Citizens for Space Exploration at Capitol Hill are preparing for a long couple of days.

The group of local elected officials, college students, space industry business representatives and Galveston County/Galveston Bay business leaders have about 350 office visits scheduled during the next two days.

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