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  • Alan Shepard Memorial Service
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    Alan Shepard Memorial Service

    A video tribute to astronaut Alan Shepard was shown at his memorial service. Former NASA astronauts and others paid tribute to the accomplishments of Alan Shepard.

  • Apollo 13
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    Apollo 13

    Mr. Lovell, and Mr. Hanks, who portrays Lovell in the film, talked about the dramatic events surrounding the Apollo 13 mission, in which the three astronauts struggled to return to Earth…

  • Diabetes Research Funding
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    Diabetes Research Funding

    The Subcommittee on Investigations heard testimony about diabetes research funding and victims' experiences with juvenile diabetes, including a panel of children.

  • Apollo Missions
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    Apollo Missions

    A panel of astronauts talked about their experiences on the Apollo moon missions. Roy Neal presided over the forum and reviewed the history of the space program. The astronauts talked about…

  • Jack Swigert Statue Unveiling
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    Jack Swigert Statue Unveiling

    Participants celebrated the unveiling of a statue of Jack Swigert, the former Apollo astronaut who was also elected to Congress in 1982 in Colorado but died before taking office. Friends…

  • Apollo 13 Mission and Movie
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    Apollo 13: Mission and Movie

    Tom Hanks, the star of the movie, Apollo 13, joined Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell and flight control director Jim Krantz to talk about the original mission and about the movie.

  • World War II Memorial Service
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    World War II Memorial Service

    President Clinton, administration officials and other officials honored World War II veterans, especially those involved in the Pacific theater. In brief remarks near the end of the ceremony, President…

  • Congressional Space Medal of Honor
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    Congressional Space Medal of Honor

    President Clinton presented the Congressional Space Medal of Honor to astronaut Jim Lovell, Commander of the Apollo 13 mission. The president said everyone connected with the mission understood that it was imperative to work…