President George H. W. After landing a shuttle discovery at the Edwards Air Force Base in California on October 3, 1988, Bush emerged with the crew of the NASA's STS-26 space shuttle mission.
NASA chief Jim Bridestine said that the entire U.S. Space Agency President George H. W. Bush is in mourning, who died on Friday (November 30) at the age of 94 in his Houston home.
"NASA and President of President of State President George Herbert mourn the death of Walker Bush, the leader who was a passionate lawyer for space exploration," Bridestine said in a statement on Saturday.
On July 20, 1989, Bush launched the Space Exploration Initiative – Apollo 11 moonlight landing for the 20th anniversary – to galvanize NASA, once again the astronauts returned to the moon, and then aimed for a crude mission of Mars. The Space Exploration Initiative (or SII) is called for the creation of a huge space outpost, which is known as the Space Station Freedom, and before moving on to Mars, to find a permanent human presence on the Moon, according to NASA's former inspection, historian Steven Dick The SEI space station project was developed at the International Space Station, but its goal of sending the astronauts back to the Moon and Mars was kept unrealistic. [Presidential Visions of Space Exploration: From Ike to Trump]
President Donald Trump, who ordered NASA to send the astronauts back to the moon once again, in that direction, the SPA agency today is similar to NASA's targets for Bush.
"President Bush's Space Exploration Initiative has helped us to think big and long-term about the space," said Brideststein. "Tomorrow, a journey – the journey of another planet – the journey of a human goal toward Mars", in his frustrating terms helped to sustain NASA's early work at the International Space Station, and it can still be experienced in our continued efforts to send humans further. Solar system to stay and work for extended periods. "
Bridestine said that Bush was one of his personal heroes and was the source of inspiration.
"I remember remembering the 1992 Republican National Convention, the life of his sacrifice, and looking at the stars, and listening to his strange memories of dreaming about Barbara's name," said Bridestine. "Since Navy's smallest fighter pilot in World War II, after being shot for years of public service in Congress, State Department, CIA, Vice President and President, she could not provide anything in our country and for her. People "
Bush remained President until January 1989 to January 1993 after eight years as Vice President under President Ronald Reagan.
"The President noted that it was a fortune to explore mankind, and was led by America's fate," said Brideststein. "We congratulate this great American leader, who challenged us to do a course chart for the future to benefit all humanity."