DOT Secretary Chao Issues Remarks at Civilian Astronaut Wing Ceremony
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued the following remarks by Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao at the Civilian Astronaut Wing Ceremony:
"Thank you, Deputy Secretary Rosen.
"Let me welcome Leader Kevin McCarthy, whose 23rd District includes China Lake and Edwards Air Force Base, as well as the Mojave Air and Space Port.
"And let me welcome Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic, which is helping to create new milestones in commercial space.