Congresswoman Kosmas issues statement on 40th anniversary of Apollo moon landing

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Congresswoman Suzanne Kosmas, D-New Smyrna Beach, a member of the House Science and Technology Committee, issued the following statement celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing:

"By dedicating themselves to pushing the boundaries of discovery at great personal risk, the three brave men of Apollo 11, along with the thousands of men and women who supported them on the ground, cemented our nation's leadership in science and technology and paved the way for future accomplishments in space.

"As we celebrate the historic accomplishments of Apollo 11, we must also remember that our human spaceflight program supports thousands of jobs in states across the country and that our achievements in space have led to numerous advancements on Earth.

"It is vital that we strongly support our human spaceflight program so that we can maintain America's leadership in space exploration and continue to inspire, invent, and achieve over the next 40 years and beyond."

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet newspaper serving the Daytona Beach-New Smyrna Beach / Sanford-Orlando metropolitan region via Florida's first around-the-clock newspaper was launched April 7, 2008, in New Smyrna Beach, initially as and Headline Surfer is a registered trademark of NSB News LLC. Headline Surfer® Publisher Henry Frederick, is recognized as one of Florida's top award-winning cops & courts reporters, who has received more awards for such coverage than any other reporter working in Central Florida. He's the top journalist in the Florida Press Club two years running with seven journalism awards for 15 breaking news and investigative stories, three blogs and top internet site. He's the only reporter to win awards for coverage of the Trayvon Martin slaying as well as the subsequent George Zimmerman murder trial acquittal in Sanford. He's also won state, regional and national journalism awards for his coverage of cops and courts fear 8 1/2 years at the Daytona Beach News-Journal, where he witnessed and reported on the execution of serial killer Aileen Wuornos and covered the civil trial brought by NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt's widow to keep his autopsy files sealed. Before that before he covered cops & courts for Gannett Suburban Newspapers / The Journal News in Westchester and Rockland counties in New York, where he won a highly-coveted Associated Press Award for breaking news. Before launching the 24/7 internet newspaper in 2008, he was an award-winning city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette, in his native Massachusetts for two years, winning a national investigative award on municipal corruption. The first of Frederick's three books, for which he has secured publishing rights, is called "Creepy Ass Cracker" (840 pages, Xlibris), which will hit bookstores in September. His second book, "Wrestling ReWind," is expected to be published in January 2015. The third book is not yet titled.
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