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2012-01-14 04:32:18

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will speak at the 44th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service on Monday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. EST at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Bolden will give brief remarks and bring greetings from President Obama. The theme of this year's celebration is "Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Mission Still to Fulfill." Other public officials also will speak. Live streaming coverage will be available the day of the event at: http://tinyurl.com/7xa25qz

2011-12-17 05:20:49

NASA has reaffirmed its commitment to science with the release of a new framework on scientific integrity. The framework summarizes the agency's policies and practices that strengthen and uphold scientific integrity. This represents the first time NASA has codified these policies under the umbrella of scientific integrity. "Integrity is woven throughout the fabric of NASA, and science plays a leading role in that," NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said. "This framework reflects and...

2011-09-28 04:14:04

Ed Weiler, who has worked almost 33 years as a leader in NASA's science exploration programs, will retire from the agency effective Sept. 30. Weiler most recently served as the associate administrator of NASA's Science Mission Directorate at agency Headquarters in Washington, directing a variety of research and science programs in Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science and astrophysics. Chuck Gay, the directorate´s deputy associate administrator, will become the acting...

2011-06-27 15:29:00

Astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, to attend WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. will address a National Press Club luncheon on July 1, one week before the final scheduled space shuttle launch. Discussing America's continued commitment to leadership in human spaceflight, Bolden will also speak about NASA's plans to extend human presence beyond low-Earth orbit. (Logo:...

2011-04-14 17:22:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden issued the following statement Thursday about the passage of the 2011 spending bill: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "We appreciate the work of Congress to pass a 2011 spending bill. NASA now has appropriated funds to implement the 2010 Authorization Act, which gives us a clear path forward to continue America's leadership in human spaceflight, exploration and scientific...

2011-03-24 09:55:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden participated in an event Thursday to highlight the contributions of small businesses to the agency's mission and the national economy at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The meeting of the Marshall Small Business Alliance provided networking opportunities and encouragement for businesses to compete for procurement and subcontracting opportunities. (Logo:...

2011-01-28 10:37:00

Bolden Visit Follows President's Call to Make Education a National Priority WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden today visited the MathScience Innovation Center in Richmond, Va., to meet seventh and eighth-grade students from the city's Albert Hill Middle School. Bolden discussed his military and space career and the importance of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education for tomorrow's careers. In his State of the...

2011-01-27 13:40:00

Visit Follows President Obama's Call to Make Education and Innovation National Priorities WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden meets with seventh and eighth grade students from Albert Hill Middle School this Friday at the MathScience Innovation Center in Richmond, Va. Bolden will highlight the importance of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education as he shares his career experiences in the military and the space...


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