U.S. Senator John Boozman, Ranking Member of the Science and Space
Subcommittee released the following statement after the successful landing of the NASA Mars rover Curiosity.
"Curiosity's successful Mars landing is an engineering feat that parallels some of the biggest advancements for mankind. We can be proud of America's space program and its continued role in space exploration and we are fortunate to have such visionaries at NASA who step up to challenges as we continue to push the limits and break through to new frontiers. We should also commend the vision and direction provided by committee leaders Senators Hutchison and Nelson as we continue to navigate the galaxy and open the door to a world of discoveries."