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National Space Society Endorses Presidential Space Policy Directive 1: Back to the Moon to Stay

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 17:58:43 -0700

Contact: Lynne Zielinski, National Space Society, 202-429-1600, Media2017@nss.org   WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2018 /Standard Newswire/ -- On December 11, 2017, President Trump signed Space Policy Directive 1 (SPD1), which called for the United States to "lead the return of humans to the Moon for long-term exploration and utilization" while working with "commercial and international partners."Photo: The Moon. Credit: NASA  "The National Space Soc Source: National Space Society


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Hurricane Maria Leaves Destruction Across the Caribbean, Mission Aviation Fellowship Providing Assistance

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:55:18 -0600

Contact: Chris Burgess, Mission Aviation Fellowship, 208-498-0786, cburgess@maf.org ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, Sept. 21, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Hurricane Maria has ripped apart homes and caused destruction across Dominica, Barbuda, and other islands already reeling from the effects of Hurricane Irma earlier this month. As families in the Caribbean struggle to recover, Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) has staff on the ground and in the air providing assistance.Photo: Damage on Dominica, whi Source: Mission Aviation Fellowship


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Judicial Watch: Obama Travel Cost Now $105,662,975.27

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:24:00 -0600

Federal Appeals Court Hearing Set for September 15 on Secret Service Failure to Comply with Additional Presidential Travel Information Requests Judicial Watch also released travel expenses related to President Trump's travel totaling $4,082,427.71 Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch today announced it obtained travel records from the Secret Service in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsui Source: Judicial Watch



MAF's John Boyd Awarded Honorary Doctorate from NNU

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:30:00 -0600

Contact: Chris Burgess, Mission Aviation Fellowship, 208-498-0786, cburgess@maf.org NAMPA, Idaho, Sept. 14, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- John Boyd, president and CEO of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), has been honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) for his life of service to others. Boyd received the degree Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a ceremony at NNU's Brandt Center.Photo: John Boyd, president and CEO of Mission Aviat Source: Mission Aviation Fellowship


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America's Largest Medical Waste Hauler Cancels Hundreds of Contracts with Planned Parenthood and Other Abortion Companies

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:03:02 -0600

Contact: Mark Harrington, National Director, Created Equal, 614-419-9000, mark@createdequal.org   COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- In 2016, Created Equal launched #ProjectWeakLink aimed at forcing Stericycle, America's largest medical waste hauler, to cease disposing of aborted fetuses for Planned Parenthood. After the launch of the project, Stericycle sued Created Equal and its director, Mark Harrington.  After a six-month court battle, with the help of the Tho Source: Created Equal



World Rallies to Help Charlie Gard

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:52:26 -0600

Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Two companies offer to cover Charlie's travel expenses to New York City for medical care.It is another sign of the global support Charlie and his parents are receiving in their struggle to save Charlie's life.Rev. Patrick Mahoney, Director of the Christian Defense Coalition states; "These two incredible offers to cover all travel expenses for Charlie Gard are just another example of th Source: Christian Defense Coalition



Judicial Watch: Trump Administration Air Travel Costs $3.58 Million

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:15:55 -0600

Trips Include Travel by Melania Trump and Vice President Pence Obama Family Travel Cost Taxpayers at Least $100,104,459 Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, July 14, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and a lawsuit for Trump administration travel records. The new records show new expenses totaling $2,301, Source: Judicial Watch



Judicial Watch Sues for Obama Family Travel and Secret Service Costs

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:13:53 -0600

Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information lawsuit (FOIA) against the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security seeking Air Force and Secret Service expense records for Obama family travel dating back to 2014. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (No. 117-cv Source: Judicial Watch



Judicial Watch Sues Pentagon, Secret Service for Records of Costs for Presidential and VIP Travel

Mon, 08 May 2017 15:19:26 -0600

Information Sought regarding President Trump, Vice President Pence, President Obama, and then- Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch (Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Defense Department and the Secret Service (Department of Homeland Security) for records related to presidential, vice presidential, and additional VIP travel between December 2016 and March 2017. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court f Source: Judicial Watch



Judicial Watch Receives New Records on United Passenger David Dao Removal Incident -- Police Reports, New Video, Audio Files

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:13:41 -0600

Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch today received documents today from the City of Chicago in response to a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request for records about the removal of United Airlines passenger David Dao on April 9. The records are available here. Judicial Watch filed a FOIA on April 11, 2017 for: copies of all records related to the involuntary removal of passenger David Dao from United Fligh Source: Judicial Watch



Public Citizen Applauds U.S. Sen. Van Hollen's 'Customers Not Cargo Act' to Prevent Future Corporate Airline Assaults

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:22:15 -0600

Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs for Public CitizenContact: Angela Bradbery, 202-588-7741, abradbery@citizen.org; Don Owens, 202-588-7767, dowens@citizen.org WASHINGTON, April 13, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Note: In response to public pleas for greater consumer protections in the wake of a United Airlines passenger being dragged from his seat Sunday after refusing to give it up for commuting crew members, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has introduce Source: Public Citizen



Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford Wins the National Space Society's 2017 Space Pioneer Award for Historic Space Achievement

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:12:55 -0600

Contact: Lynne Zielinski, National Space Society, 202-429-1600, Media@nss.org WASHINGTON, March 16, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Lieutenant General Thomas P. Stafford, USAF, Ret, is the winner of the National Space Society's 2017 Space Pioneer Award in the Historic Space Achievement category. This award covers his service in the Gemini, Apollo and Apollo-Soyuz programs. In particular, the flight of Gemini 9A on June 3, 1966, was 51 years ago.Photo: Gemini, Apollo, and Apollo-Soyuz Source: National Space Society


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ESA Director Wörner Wins National Space Society's Prestigious von Braun Award

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:49:33 -0700

Contact: Lynne Zielinski, National Space Society, 202-429-1600, Media@nss.org WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Prof. Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA), is the winner of the National Space Society's 2017 prestigious Wernher von Braun Memorial Award. This award recognizes Wörner as an effective leader of the European Space Agency and the contributions of ESA to the world space community. Prof. Wörner will acce Source: National Space Society


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Celebrating the Life of National Space Society Governor and American Hero John Glenn

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:49:36 -0700

Contact: Lynne Zielinski, National Space Society, 202-429-1600, Media2016@nss.org WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2016 /Standard Newswire/ -- The National Space Society celebrates the life and contributions of the visionary champion of space exploration, Honorable Senator John Glenn, who passed away yesterday. Photo: National Space Society Board of Governors Member John Glenn "John Glenn was an inspiration for the National Space Society and all those who believe humanity's destiny lies in the s Source: National Space Society


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National Space Society Space Settlement Campaign Supports Elon Musk's Mars Settlement Plans

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:20:10 -0600

Contact: Lynne Zielinski, 202-429-1600, Media2016@nss.org; www.nss.org WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 /Standard Newswire/ -- At today's meeting of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico, Elon Musk, CEO of Space X, announced his bold plan to build a city on Mars. For over 40 years the National Space Society has led advocacy for space settlement. According to Mark Hopkins, economist and Chair of the Executive Committee of the National Space Society, "The vast ma Source: National Space Society



Judicial Watch: Obama Attendance at Paris Climate Change Conference Cost Taxpayers $2,976,296.20

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:20:42 -0600

Obama Travel Cost Taxpayers over $82 million to Date Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, July 26, 2016 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of the Air Force detailing the costs of Obama's trip to attend the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference. Secret Service charges for Obama and his staff to attend the Conference cost taxpayers $1,324,171.60. Flight expenses cost $1, Source: Judicial Watch



French Carmaker Renault to Invest Over $1 Billion in Morocco

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 22:12:35 -0600

Contact: K. Drawi, 240-994-2476 ROCKVILLE, Md., April 11, 2016 /Standard Newswire/ -- French carmaker Renault and component suppliers will invest $1.04 billion in Morocco to build an "industry ecosystem " announced Moroccan Minister of Industry Moulay Hafid Elalamy after a deal signed on Friday, April 8th 2016 in the presence of HM King Mohammed VI. Source: media1press



Judicial Watch: Obama Family 2015 Honolulu Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $3,590,313 in Flight Expenses Alone

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:08:20 -0600

Obama 2014 and 2015 trips to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Palm City, Florida, cost taxpayers at least $286,416 in Secret Service expenses Known travel expenses for the Obamas and Vice President Joe Biden have exceeded $78,003,292.44 Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the Department of the Air Force revealing the Obama family 2015 Christmas vacation Source: Judicial Watch



Judicial Watch: Obama Family's October Weekend Fundraising Getaway to San Diego Cost Taxpayers $2,001,468.90 in Travel Expenses Alone

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 09:44:24 -0700

Known Travel Expenses Now Approaching $10 Million A Year Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2016 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that the October 2015 Columbus Day getaway enjoyed by President Barack Obama and his family cost taxpayers $969,783.90 in flight expenses alone. The documents regarding the Obama travel expenses came in response to a Freedom Source: Judicial Watch



Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit Against Defense Department for Congressional Travel Records

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:01:37 -0700

Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2016 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records concerning travel costs for members of Congress. The lawsuit includes records about official congressional delegation travel (CODELS), which often use Air Force luxury jets and support personnel, authorized by Republican leaders in the Hou Source: Judicial Watch