Two months ago Representative Gabrielle Giffords was in the hospital after a political activist attempted to murder her on the street. Fortunately today we have learned that Giffords’ recovery is going well and she plans to attend her husband’s upcoming space shuttle launch.
Giffords’ husband, Mark Kelly, is currently scheduled to be the captain for the space shuttle mission in April. Originally medical experts were concerned that she might not recover in time to see it but today her press team officially confirmed that she will be attending.
Following the announcement NASA officially announced that they will be doing everything possible to assist her and the entire family at the launch. Giffords is still undergoing extensive recovery and rehabilitation services though the actual results are incredibly promising right now. Overall the terrible event from two months ago has been greatly overshadowed by the exceptional recovery she has undergone.
As April draws nearer the Giffords family is expected to continue updating the public on her condition. At this time all signs point towards a successful and speedy recovery so there should be no major mishaps in her future. In the end the story has turned out much better than doctors originally expected; previously there was little hope for Giffords to recover but now it is almost a 100% success for her and her family.