H.Res.1269 - Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the first use of the telescope for astronomical observation by the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.Res.1269 — 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.)
Commemorates the 400th anniversary of the first use of the telescope by Galileo Galilei for astronomical observation.
Marks this discovery as one of the major events impacting mankind.
Expresses the gratitude of the House of Representatives for Galileo's expansion of the universe and mankind's understanding of his place in the cosmos.
Joins the world in celebration of The International Year of Astronomy.