Co-Sponsor the “Space Debris Removal Act”

Space is getting crowded.  The amount of man-made debris orbiting Earth (non-functional spacecraft, abandoned launch vehicles, mission debris, etc.) grows every year, disrupting our satellites and putting astronauts in harm’s way.  If current trends in space
junk continue, low-earth orbit could become unusable for future satellites and missions.  To combat this problem, I have introduced the “Space Debris Removal Act” and invite you to join me as a co-sponsor.

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2018 Congressional Space Studies Series

Happy New Year and welcome to the first legislative week of 2018! Space Advocates is excited to kick-off the New Year by sharing with you the following invitation to participate in a professional development opportunity for congressional staffers. As part
of our ongoing effort to promote space education, we encourage you to attend the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration’s nine-part series designed to establish or build upon an existing foundation of space, science, and space technology. The course description,
curriculum, and registration can be found below. This series will begin on Friday, January 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325.  We hope you will join Space Advocates and the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration to
learn about space issues from a diverse group of experts and guest speakers, and to network with other staffers who share a passion for space exploration!

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TODAY: Briefing: Energy Efficiency Means Business in Your District

Rep. Kaptur and Rep. Fortenberry invite you to join us on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 1:00pm to hear from a panel of experts about how federal energy efficiency programs create jobs, deliver direct meaningful savings to constituent homeowners, consumers,
and businesses—all while reducing the stresses and strains on our energy system. 

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Protect Whales Worldwide: Cosponsor H. Res. 244!

We invite you to take a stand in defense of whales worldwide, and cosponsor H. Res. 244.  Our bipartisan resolution urges the United States to continue to be a global leader
in whale conservation and protection, calls on Japan to cease its commercial whaling programs, promotes international efforts to conserve and protect the world’s whales, and opposes commercial whaling worldwide.

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