Off-topic: Declaration of Support for Space Exploration

From: Glenn_Whiteside (
Date: Fri Feb 07 2003 - 07:36:33 EET

Dear rp-ml members:

Some critics are calling for the end of human space exploration. Show your
support for our efforts to explore the universe by signing the petition
today so the White House, Congress, NASA, and other key leaders know that
public support remains strong.

Glenn Whiteside

> Dear Planetary Society Member,
> In times of tragedy what can an individual do? We can
> and should stand together as a group and express our
> deepest sympathy to the families, friends and loved
> ones of the seven astronauts lost with the
> Space Shuttle Columbia.
> We can also reaffirm our dedication to the quest that
> sent these brave explorers to space. When astronauts
> fly, they carry with them the dreams and aspirations
> of the human race to explore the frontier of space.
> We believe a positive future in space awaits us for
> the benefit of all humankind. We want to help ensure
> that this great adventure continues.
> We at The Planetary Society are providing the
> opportunity for all Society members and friends to
> sign a declaration of support for space exploration,
> which we will then present to NASA.
> Sincerely,
> Louis D. Friedman
> Executive Director
> The Planetary Society
> To sign our Declaration of Support go to:
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