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Weldon Introduces Bill to Extend Shuttle Ops
There are constituent services, and there are constituent services on steroids. In a symbolic act of devotion to his Florida district, which includes Kennedy Space Center, Republican Rep. Dave Weldon is proposing legislation that would eliminate the coming gap in U.S. human spaceflight capability by keeping the space shuttle flying twice a year beyond its scheduled 2010 retirement, until replacement Constellation systems arrive.