Linda Sánchez joins colleagues in launching bipartisan NASA Caucus

October 16, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Linda T. Sánchez, Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, joined Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Steve Knight (R-CA) and 26 other colleagues as original founders of the bipartisan National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Caucus. The Caucus will increase awareness on the importance of NASA’s contributions to our national security, economic development, and scientific achievements.

“For almost 60 years, NASA has made the United States the leader in space exploration around the world,” said Rep. Linda Sánchez. “Businesses in California’s 38th congressional district play an important role in supporting NASA’s trailblazing endeavors, including future missions to Mars. I’m proud to join my colleagues as a founding member of the NASA Caucus to highlight the important milestones the agency makes and continues to do in fueling our national economy with jobs, spearheading technological improvements, and making the United States the world’s leader in space exploration.”

Rep. Sánchez joined with the following 26 Members of Congress as founders of the NASA Caucus:

Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Steve Knight (R-CA), Brian Babin (R-TX), André Cason (D-IN), Kathy Castor (D-FL), Barbara Comstock (R-VA), Jim Costa (D-CA), Charlie Christ (D-FL), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Al Hastings (D-FL), Bill Johnson (R-OH), David Joyce (R-OH), Ro Khanna (D-CA), Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Ralph Norman (R-SC), Pete Olson (R-TX), Steven Palazzo (R-MS), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Bill Posey (R-FL), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Scott Taylor (R-VA), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Randy Weber (R-TX)