NASA News: NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush

NASA News: NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the passing of former President George Herbert Walker Bush:

“NASA and the nation mourn the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush, a leader who was a passionate advocate for space exploration.

“President Bush is a personal hero of mine and a major inspiration in my life. I remember like yesterday watching the 1992 Republican National Convention, learning of his life of sacrifice, and hearing his whimsical memories of ‘sitting on an aircraft carrier, looking at the stars, and dreaming about a girl named Barbara.’  From being the Navy’s youngest fighter pilot in World War II and being shot down, to his years of public service in Congress, the State Department, CIA, Vice President and President, there was nothing he wouldn’t give for our country and her people.

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