WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a meeting of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on NASA’s Plans for Deep Space Exploration, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine thanked Senator Rick Scott for investing in Florida’s Space Coast as they work to continue supporting the space industry – an important part of Florida’s history and economy.

As Governor of Florida, Senator Rick Scott worked to invest more than $230 million in spaceport projects to help the Space Coast thrive, supporting the creation of more than 1,100 high-paying aerospace jobs. Senator Scott asked Administrator Bridenstine what resources NASA needs to continue this incredible growth and success on Florida’s Space Coast.

Watch video from the hearing HERE or below.