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27 Oct 14 22:44:00 GMT
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Book Review – Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope

While some elements of "Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope are difficult to read – the book, overall, is an inspiring read. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian

On Jan. 8, 2011 Gabrielle Giffords was hosting a “Congress on Your Corner” event in Tuscon, Arizona when a deranged gunman walked up and shot her in [...]

Gabrielle Giffords to Resign From Congress

 

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords D-Ariz. has announced that she will resign from Congress. Photo Credit: Giffords.house.gov

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords D-Ariz announced Sunday that she will resign from Congress. She stated that she still has “more work” left in her recovery after a gunman shot her in the head on Jan. 8 of 2011. Her [...]

Obama And Family To Attend Launch Of Space Shuttle Endeavour

This marks the second time that the president has visited NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian

CAPE CANAVERAL – President Obama will bring his wife Michelle and their daughters Malia and Sasha to attend the 25th and final flight of the space shuttle Endeavour on Apr. 29 at 3:47 p.m. [...]

Commercial Crew Sticker Shock For NASA

Space News’ Amy Svitak covers the turbulence caused by a recent Aerospace Corporation report in Commercial Crew Market Study Generates Small Firestorm, one that tried to put a number on the future cost to NASA of commercial crewed launches. Instead, the Aerospace Corporation report, a copy of which is available on SpaceRef.com, may force [...]

Kohlenberger Announces He’s Leaving Administration

According to Spacenews, James Kohlenberger, the Chief of Staff of the Office of Space Technology, announced in an email to undisclosed recipients that he is leaving.

Mr. Kohlenberger was a leading and controversial figure, among several other members of the Obama Administration, during last year’s fight to end the national human space flight [...]

Rep. Giffords' Progress Continues

Politico’s Jonathan Allen reports in ‘What would Gabby want?’ that on Monday, when breakfast was delivered to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, she asked for toast. That she is speaking a month after being injured by a gunshot to the head is just the latest sign of her amazing progress.

We hope Gabrielle Giffords continues to heal. [...]

Send Well Wishes to Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ NASA Family

If you would like to send “Get Well” wishes to Rep. Giffords’ NASA family, please go to Send Well Wishes to Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ NASA Family

Her recovery has been nothing short of miraculous. All here hope to again see her in Congress, working to promote a strong U.S. humans space program and having [...]