Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Trump Strengthens NASA Budget
donald trumpFeaturedFloridaFlorida PoliticsPresident Donald Trump

Trump Strengthens NASA Budget

575
0
0SHARES

With talk of a Space Force and conversation surrounding the potential of having the base land in the sunshine state, President Trump once again highlighted that exploring the stars is a priority for his administration.

Taking to twitter to make the announcement, President Trump informed that “under my administration, we are restoring NASA to greatness and we are going back to the moon, then Mars.”

Trending: Megan Rapinoe : The American Disgrace

take our poll - story continues below

Do you support President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on Mexico?

  • Do you support President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on Mexico?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Floridian Press updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

President Trump added that “I am updating my budget to include an additional $1.6 billion so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!”

Earlier this year, Governor Ron DeSantis called for the Space Force’s headquarters to be stationed in the United States, and President Trump agreed.

In a statement, Gov. DeSantis expressed that Florida “remains the preferred launch site for sending humans and cargo into space.”

President Trump signed Space Policy Directive – 4, which establishes the framework for a sixth branch of the armed forces by developing a legislative proposal that would be considered by Congress.

The Space Force would be a part of the United States Air Force. In addition, should the sunshine state house the Space Force’s headquarters, then it would be the fourth military command station in Florida.

Florida rep. Tyler Sirois (R), who championed House Memorial 1281, the legislation that called for the creation of the Space Force, spoke to the members of the House Local, Federal, and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, earlier this year. In his statement, he assured that “the United States and Florida are positioned as global leaders in commercial aerospace.”

Moreover, “with Florida’s spaceport infrastructure, deepwater seaports, and partnership with NASA, the 45thSpace Wing and other three combatant commands located in Florida, we are the best choice for the headquarters of U.S. Space Command.”

0SHARES
Tagged:
Daniel Molina

Daniel Molina was the Opinion Editor of his high school’s newspaper, and he was also Editor-in-Chief of Miami Dade College’s Urbana literary and arts magazine wherein he also won the 2013 FCSAA Best Fiction Story in the State of Florida Award. He’s currently pursuing his Bachelor’s in English Literature. Hobbies in his free time include reading, writing and watching films and basketball.

Marco Rubio
Florida Politics
Rubio: “Asylum isn’t a right. It’s generosity.”
Florida's soon-t0-be senior senator from Florida Marco Rubio, has tweeted that giving [...]
Screen Shot 2019-01-07 at 2.44.48 PM
FeaturedFloridaFlorida Politics
Mark Takano Speaks on VA Reform
Screen Shot 2019-02-14 at 2.22.07 PM
Email FeaturedFeaturedFloridaFlorida Politics
McClain Receives AFP Economic Award
“There’s no question that prosperity and economic opportunity could quickly be [...]