H. Res. 1004: Expressing sincere congratulations to the United States Navy and the Department of Defense for successfully intercepting the disabled National Reconnaissance Office satellite, NROL-21, on February 20, 2008.

February 28, 2008 at 1:53 pm | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

United States Congressby P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher introduced, on February 27, 2008, H. Res. 1004: Expressing sincere congratulations to the United States Navy and the Department of Defense for successfully intercepting the disabled National Reconnaissance Office satellite, NROL-21, on February 20, 2008. The resolution reads in part:

Resolved, That–

(1) the House of Representatives expresses sincere congratulations to the Department of Defense, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, the Department of the Navy, and the crews of the USS Lake Erie, the USS Decatur, and the USS Russell, for successfully intercepting the disabled National Reconnaissance Office satellite, NROL-21, on February 20, 2008; and

(2) it is the sense of the House of Representatives that this accomplishment safeguarded United States citizens and inhabitants around the world from potential harm.

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