Fwd = Amateur Astronomy Bill Honoring Astronaut Pete Conrad
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Original Subject: [Spaceref-daily] SpaceRef Newsletter - 2 October 2002
Original Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 19:41:27 "GMT"
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-- House Passes Amateur Astronomy Bill Honoring Astronaut Pete Conrad
The U.S. House of Representative passed H.R. 5303 yesterday evening by a
voice vote. Also known as the Charles "Pete" Conrad Astronomy Awards Act,
this bill is named for the third man to walk on the moon, establishes
awards to encourage amateur astronomers to discover and track asteroids
crossing in a near-earth orbit.
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