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Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the National Space Symposium 2018

Good morning, and thank you for the warm welcome. It is a pleasure to be here with all of you – world leaders in space policy, business, and scientific research. I am honored to address an audience that is so important to the future achievement and well-being of the United States. What an exciting time for American advancement in space! Last month, President Trump announced his National Space...

Secretary Ross: “A Bright Future for U.S. Leadership of Space Commerce”

CAPE CANAVERAL – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross delivered the following remarks today at the second meeting of the reconstituted National Space Council. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: Mr. Vice President, Members of the National Space Council, the User Advisory Committee, and distinguished guests: A couple of weeks ago, here at Cape Canaveral, we watched the successful launch of Space X...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Delivers Keynote on Federal Data at NTIS-Hosted Forum

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross delivered opening remarks at a public data forum hosted by the Department of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS) to explore how the federal government can be more effective in its data management and delivery of public services. The event also featured presentations by federal agencies including the Food and...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Announces FirstNet Public-Private Partnership

Today, the Department of Commerce and First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) announced the selection of AT&T to build the first nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to America’s first responders. This record-breaking public-private partnership to build a $46.5 billion wireless broadband network for America’s first responders will modernize emergency communications infrastructure,...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Addresses Department of Commerce Employees

Thank you, Ellen, for that kind introduction. And thank all of you for joining me today for the beginning of what will be a period of revival across our country and a special renaissance for the Department of Commerce. Let me first introduce my lovely wife Hilary. She has been incredibly supportive during the whole confirmation process that took some several months – seemed like a couple hundred...