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NASA's Lori Garver Bids Farewell
2013-09-07 05:15:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver is leaving the space agency this weekend for a new job. Garver, who has been in the Number 2 slot at the space agency since July 17, 2009, announced her leaving in an open letter on the agency’s website dated September 6, 2013. In the letter, Garver thanked everyone at NASA for their “efforts and achievements” in the transformation necessary to “align NASA with the critical national...

Lori Garver, NASA Deputy Administrator, Resigning In September
2013-08-06 13:34:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Lori Beth Garver, 52, a Michigan native who holds a bachelor's degree in political science and economics, is stepping down from her role as Deputy Administrator at NASA (effective September 6, 2013) to pursue other interests. On her Twitter feed, Garver tweeted this morning: "Thanks to the #NASA team and #spacetweeps everywhere for your support. Sad to go; excited for next challenge with @WeAreALPA!" @WeAreALPA refers to the...

2012-04-12 09:12:58

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide remarks next week at the 28th Annual National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The event will be held at The Broadmoor Hotel, located at 1 Lake Ave. in Colorado Springs. Bolden is the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 17, at 2:45 p.m. MDT, at the International Center Main Stage of the hotel. Bolden will be available to speak to reporters immediately following his presentation. Garver will...

2012-02-22 04:37:35

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday changes to his senior leadership team. Associate Administrator Chris Scolese was named director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and Robert Lightfoot, director of the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will serve as acting associate administrator. Both will assume their new responsibilities on March 5. Scolese, who has been with NASA since 1987, succeeds Robert Strain, who announced his...

2012-02-08 07:17:26

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other senior agency officials joined President Obama in honoring student science fair winners from across the country at the second annual White House Science Fair today in the East Wing of the White House. The event highlighted student achievement and excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. In November 2009, the president announced his "Educate to Innovate" campaign and emphasized the importance of encouraging students...

2012-01-24 13:24:16

Highlights Importance of Science, Math in Creating Economy That Works for All NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit Morgan State University in Baltimore on Jan. 25 to meet with students in the engineering and science programs, and highlight the importance of science, engineering and mathematics in creating and sustaining the American economy. Bolden´s visit will come the day after President Obama delivers his State of the Union speech. Bolden will visit the Richard N. Dixon...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.