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Photos: Rubio Tours The Villages Charter School

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) toured The Villages Charter School with Villages Charter School President Dr. Gary Lester. Rubio has long defended and supported school choice in Florida. While at the school, Rubio also met with members of the girl’s flag football...

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Rubio Habla Con Oscar Haza

“La Administración Biden nos ha puesto en una posición sumamente difícil, porque ahora Venezuela, a través de Maduro, está chantajeando a EE.UU.” El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) habló con Oscar Haza en Ahora con Oscar Haza de Zeta 92.3 y Mega TV, sobre el...

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Hubble’s achievements only a beginning

Apr 28, 2015 | News

Hubble is a testament to the spirit of discovery that marked the century behind us, and a challenge for us in the century ahead. President John F. Kennedy once said of space, “[T]his is the new ocean, and I believe the United States must sail on it and be in a position second to none.” In the decades that followed, largely because of Kennedy’s vision, Americans united to sail on that ocean, and to record together some of the greatest achievements in human history.

Our own generation, standing on the shoulders of those before us, can reach farther, dare greater and explore deeper into space than anyone could have dreamed 100 years ago. From Mars to the planets beyond, from distant moons to orbiting asteroids, humanity will inch farther into the horizon that Hubble revealed, and the American flag will be planted in places untouched since the beginning of time.

In the new American Century, space will be reached by the genius of private enterprise. Government will play an important role, but the American people will be at the helm of discovery. We already see it happening. Every month reveals a new rocket launched, technology developed or idea advanced through the power of public and private partnership, and every day — perhaps every hour — brings quiet advancements that push us closer to the cosmic ocean President Kennedy once described.

The images Hubble has captured in its 25 years are many things — inspiring, humbling, even startling. But they are also a stirring call to action — a challenge to keep discovering, keep launching, keep dreaming.

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