Senator Cornyn Says End of Shuttle Will Affect Houston Profoundly
by: Ed Mayberry, July 7, 2011 3:07:00 pm
He wants to see the continuation of human space exploration.
"The last shuttle launch means that we are now going to be dependent on the tender mercies of Russia and other countries, to buy room on a shuttle or rocket that will actually get us to the International Space Station."
Senator Cornyn says it's as if America has lost its desire to discover and explore new frontiers, which in the past has helped inspire a generation of engineers and scientists.