1. Astronaut meets students, presents flag to legislature

    Astronaut meets students, presents flag to legislature
    They were in attendance at the state Capitol rotunda Wednesday when Nebraska's only astronaut, Clayton Anderson, presented the Legislature with a special item he had taken with him on his first space flight. The Ashland native gave the gift to State Sen.
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    1. How appropriate that my return to Nebraska and her state Capitol fall on this day.
    2. She flew 2,432 orbits covering approximately 64 million miles and I was with her for every single mile!
    3. To the wonderful people of the great state of Nebraska, I so proudly return her State Flag.
    4. Out of the thousands of pilots and scientists in the world now, there are only about 100 American astronauts.
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