“It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space, we must have American dominance in space.”
“This is a crucial moment where the public must stand and say ‘hell no!”
"This thrilling discovery is a highlight for planetary science and will contribute to our understanding of the evolution of Mars, the history of water on our neighbor planet and its habitability."
“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."
Rep. Smith has repeatedly turned the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee – and its Twitter account – into a platform for climate science denial.
Major breakthroughs have been happening with the use of solar and other benign sources of power in space. The situation parallels that on Earth as solar and wind power and other clean, safe technologies compete with fossil fuels.