H.R. 4742 (107th): Space Exploration Act of 2002


May 15, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nicholas “Nick” Lampson

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 15, 2002
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To restore a vision for the United States human space flight program by instituting a series of incremental goals that will facilitate the scientific exploration of the solar system and aid in the search for life elsewhere in the universe, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/15/2002--Introduced.Space Exploration Act of 2002 - Requires the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to set forth as goals for the future activities of NASA's human space ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 15, 2002

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4742”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (12D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 3057 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 10, 2003

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