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CurtisLeow t1_j6lqfz8 wrote

Why is it getting awarded by Kamala Harris? Previous Congressional Space Medal of Honor recipients received the award from the President, not the Vice President.


dhurane t1_j6m5box wrote

I guess it's because the US VP is the Chair of the National Space Council. I'm guessing they want to compartmentalize and keep having the VP being the WH's lead for Space Activities.


Tulol t1_j6m260f wrote

Because president Biden has bigger fish to fry.