Ranking Member Johnson’s Statement On House Vote To Establish Apollo 1 Memorial

Ranking Member Johnson’s Statement on House Vote to Establish Apollo 1 Memorial

Press Release From: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology DemocratsPosted: Friday, July 14, 2017

Today, the House of Representatives voted to establish a memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to honor the crew of the Apollo 1 mission, who perished in a spacecraft fire 50 years ago. It was included as an amendment by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) in H.R. 2810, the “National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2018” (NDAA).  The House approved NDAA this morning by a vote of 344-81. Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson made the following statement after the amendment’s passage. “I’m deeply grateful that the House has accepted …

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