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Aug 02 2011

Paying tribute to Texas’ space legacy

By U.S. Senator John Cornyn On July 20th, 1969, the Apollo 11 crew marked an unprecedented journey, inspiring human exploration for generations to come. Astronaut Neil Armstrong reported the landing of the first manned mission on the moon with the assuring words, “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” While the world held its …

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