NASA Statement on National Space Council
President Donald Trump signs an Executive Order to reestablish the National Space Council, alongside members of Congress, NASA and commercial space companies in the Roosevelt Room of the White House Friday, June 30, 2017. Vice President Mike Pence, also in attendance, will chair the council. NASA astronauts David Wolf and Alvin Drew and retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin attended.
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot about Friday’s Executive Order creating the National Space Council: