The telescope’s combined science instruments and optical element exits the massive thermal vacuum testing chamber after about 100 days of cryogenic testing inside it. Scientists and engineers at Johnson Space Center put JWST through a series of tests designed to ensure the telescope functioned as expected in an extremely cold, airless environment akin to that of space. Credit: NASA
Cruz
A bold, national undertaking such as a manned Mars mission might be just the shot in the arm the U.S. economy needs.
U.S. Capitol Building. Credit: Wikicommons
Ted Cruz
SPD-2 signing ceremony
WFIRST
SpaceX Iridium-5 launch
ISS
Bridenstine
Dragon ISS
Cruz H2M
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) discussing his American Space Renaissance Act during a keynote address Tuesday at the 32nd Space Symposium. Credit: Tom Kimmell
Bridenstine confirmation hearing
Bridenstine confirmation hearing
Van Hollen

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