H.Res.1231 - Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United States Television Infrared Observation Satellite, the world's first meteorological satellite, launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on April 1, 1960, and fulfilling the promise of President Eisenhower to all nations of the world to promote the peaceful use of space for the benefit of all mankind.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.Res.1231 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Passed House without amendment (05/04/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Celebrates the achievement of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Television Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS I) team who worked together to enable the successful operation of the TIROS I to establish applications of space systems and technology for the benefit of people worldwide.
Supports science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education programs which are critical for preparing the next generation of scientists and engineers to lead future U.S. space endeavors.
Recognizes the role of the U.S. space program in strengthening the scientific and engineering foundation that contributes to U.S. innovation and economic growth.
Looks forward to the next 50 years of U.S. achievements in the peaceful use of space.