|Sponsor||Rep. McCarthy, Kevin|
|Committee||Education and Labor|
|Date||June 9, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 411 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on May 6, 2009.
H.Res. 411 would resolve that Congress:
According to the resolution's findings, the Intermediate Space Challenge in Mojave, California, is a program designed to capture the imagination of youths regarding outer space, and introduce, instill, and energize youths' interest in the engineering, mathematics, and science career fields. The Intermediate Space Challenge enables students to work together in a team environment to choose a team name, create team banners, craft an essay, and develop and use their math and science skills to construct and launch a small rocket under appropriate supervision; and the program judges student rocket teams on banner designs, essays, and rocket construction and performance.