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House Proceeding on Sep 22nd, 2008 :: 2:20:09 to 2:23:53
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Chet Edwards

2:15:03 to 2:20:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chet Edwards

Chet Edwards

2:19:44 to 2:20:09( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: in 1993, dr. bluford left nasa and retired from the air force to accept a position in private industry. mr. speaker, dr. guion bluford is an inspiration for all americans. i urge my colleagues

John Boozman

2:20:09 to 2:20:23( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: in congress to join me in saluting dr. guion s. "guy" blueford on the 21st anniversary -- bluford on the 21st anniversary of his historic flight. and i reserve the balance of my time. the

John Boozman

2:20:09 to 2:23:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Boozman

John Boozman

2:20:23 to 2:20:39( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from alaska. mr. boozman: mr. speaker -- the speaker pro tempore: sorry. without objection, the gentleman

John Boozman

2:20:39 to 2:20:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: from arkansas is recognized. mr. boozman: i rise today in house of house resolution 1466, which honors the life and accomplishments of an amazing man. astronaut dr. guy bluford jr. he was born in

John Boozman

2:20:55 to 2:21:09( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: west philadelphia, pennsylvania, on november 22, 1942, and is perhaps best known as the first african-american in space. he was selected for nasa's astronaut program in august, 1979, and became

John Boozman

2:21:09 to 2:21:28( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: a mission specialist on the eighth space shuttle mission which launched from the kennedy space center, florida, on august 30, 1983. this was the third flight of the space shuttle challenger

John Boozman

2:21:28 to 2:21:44( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: and the first mission with the night launch and night landing. dr. bluford is a veteran of four space flights. dr. bluford went on to serve as mission specialist on sts-61-a, sts-39, sts-53

John Boozman

2:21:44 to 2:21:57( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: and logged over 688 hours in space. these early missions paved the way for the scientific research and international cooperation that today are vital aspects of the international space station.

John Boozman

2:21:57 to 2:22:13( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: prior to his service with nasa, guy bluford received a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from the pennsylvania state university in 1964. a master of science degree with distinction

John Boozman

2:22:13 to 2:22:28( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: in aerospace engineering from the air force institute of technology in hn 1974. a doctor of philosophy in aerospace engineering with a minor in laser physics from the air force institute of technology

John Boozman

2:22:28 to 2:22:42( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: in 1978. and a master of business administration from the university of houston-clearlake, in 1987. what is perhaps less well-known of guy bluford is his service of giving to the nation since leaving

John Boozman

2:22:42 to 2:23:02( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: the astronaut corps. since leaving nasa in 1993, he retired from the air force and held several executive level positions in america's aerospace industry. dr. bluford served the nation

John Boozman

2:23:02 to 2:23:13( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: as a member of the colombia accident investigation board. he was part of the national research council, areo -- aeronautics, the board of advisors for the coalition for space exploration. i'm

John Boozman

2:23:13 to 2:23:28( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: proud to support this resolution honoring such a prominent american cizen, executive and astronaut. and, mr. speaker, i urge my colleagues to support house resolution 1466. i reserve the balance of my

John Boozman

2:23:28 to 2:23:44( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from arkansas reserves. the gentlewoman from maryland. ms. edwards: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman continues

John Boozman

2:23:44 to 2:23:53( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: to reserve. the gentleman from arkansas. mr. boozman: if the gentlelady has no other speakers, i will go ahead and yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from arkansas

Ron Lewis

2:23:53 to 2:24:06( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Lewis: yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from maryland. ms. edwards: mr. speaker, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from maryland yields

Ron Lewis

2:23:53 to 2:24:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ron Lewis

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