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President Trump relaunches the National Space Council - Washington Post

President Trump is bringing back the National Space Council, a group formed 60 years ago aimed at coordinating the nation's activities beyond Earth. But with NASA still without an administrator, it's not yet clear what this means for Trump's vision for ...and more »

Citing America's 'destiny,' Trump revives long-dormant space council by executive order - USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an executive order revamping the National Space Council on Friday, hoping to send "a clear signal to the world that we are restoring America's proud legacy of leadership in space." "With the actions we are launching ...and more »

Trump to sign executive order creating a national space council - Ars Technica

Enlarge / Vice President Mike Pence visited airmen and women at Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever AFB, and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado, last week. U.S. Air Force/Christopher DeWitt. reader comments. Share this story. Later today, the ...and more »

'It has to be something, but it could be infinity': Trump ponders space in strange ceremony - Washington Post

President Trump's ceremony Friday to bring back the National Space Council began to confuse people even before it took place. It was, Trump would say, a big deal: an executive order to resurrect an advisory council that kick-started the first moon ...and more »

Donald Trump's new National Space Council is already baffling the space industry - Quartz

With no fanfare, US president Donald Trump signed an executive order today to re-form the National Space Council, creating a new body to coordinate space policy across the government. Vice president Mike Pence will chair the council, which president ...and more »

President Trump signs his executive order to reactivate the National Space Council - GeekWire

President Donald Trump shows off an executive order reviving the National Space Council. NASA astronaut Alvin Drew, Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin and Vice President Mike Pence, the council's chairman, are at far right. (Shannon Augustus / C-SPAN via ...and more »

BREAKING | President Trump reestablishes National Space Council - SpaceNews

Trump NSC signing President Donald Trump, flanked by astronauts, members of Congress and Vice President Mike Pence, signs an executive order June 30 re-establishing the National Space Council. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani. WASHINGTON — U.S. President ...and more »

Revived National Space Council will guide Trump admin policy - Engadget

Today Donald Trump signed an executive order reviving the National Space Council, an organization that existed in two previous iterations, from 1958 - 1973, and more recently from 1989 to 1993. President Obama raised the idea of reviving the council ...and more »

Mike Pence will now oversee US space policy - The Verge

Today, President Trump signed an executive order to reinstate the National Space Council, an executive agency that will be tasked with guiding US space policy during the administration. The council, typically chaired by the vice president, is one that ...and more »

No space for new space at Trump's space council rollout - Ars Technica

Earlier Friday, Ars exclusively reported on the imminent announcement of a reinstated National Space Council by President Donald Trump. And indeed, the executive order signing ceremony took place on Friday afternoon at the White House before the ...and more »