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The Coalition for Space Exploration extends its heartfelt wishes to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords for a full and speedy recovery

Press Release From: Coalition for Space Exploration
Posted: Saturday, January 8, 2011

image WASHINGTON DC - The Coalition for Space Exploration (Coalition) extends its heartfelt wishes to U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords for a full and speedy recovery after being shot this morning at a public event in Arizona.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with Rep. Giffords and her family as they begin the road to recovery," said Glenn Mahone, chairman of the Coalition. "We also extend our deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones in this tragic occurrence and to the other victims and their families as they deal with the aftermath of this senseless tragedy."

Rep. Giffords has been an active member of the bipartisan efforts in the U.S. House in support of space exploration having served as chairwoman of the House Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee and also holds seats on the House Science and Technology and Armed Services committees.

About the Coalition for Space Exploration The Coalition for Space Exploration is a group of space industry businesses and advocacy groups that collaborates to ensure that the United States remains the leader in space, science and technology by reinforcing the value and benefits of space exploration with the public and our nation's leaders, and building lasting support for a long-term, sustainable strategic direction for space exploration.

Contact:

Gwen Griffin Griffin Communications Group 281-300-4681 gwen@griffincg.com

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