16 April 1998
CONTACT: Karen Rugg, 202-543-1900
(Washington, DC) -- April 16 -- Ms. Pat Dasch, executive director for the National Space Society, made the following statement regarding this morning's release of the Mission HOME document, "Declaration of Space Leadership":
"The Declaration is significant not only because it represents a consensus among space industry and space advocacy, but because it does what our current Administration does not. It embraces an aggressive commitment to the continued exploration and development of space as a national priority.The National Space Society, founded in 1974, is an independent, nonprofit space advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Its 23,000 members and 90 chapters around the world actively promote a spacefaring civilization.