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2010-04-08 13:02:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver presented an outline for new and extended program assignments across the agency Thursday in support of the president's fiscal year 2011 budget request. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Pending congressional approval, NASA will create new program offices that include activities in exploration technology and development, heavy lift rockets and...

2010-04-08 07:47:54

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will brief reporters on Thursday, April 8, about the next steps in implementing the agency's new exploration initiatives outlined in the new fiscal year 2011 budget. Joining the Administrator and Deputy Administrator will be: * Bill Gerstenmaier, Space Operations Mission Directorate Associate Administrator* Edward Weiler, Science Mission directorate Associate Administrator* Doug Cooke, Exploration Systems Mission...

2010-03-24 13:06:00

HOUSTON, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator, Major General (USMC, Ret.) Charles Bolden, Jr., will give the keynote address at the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation's annual awards banquet on April 30. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100324/DA76149-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100324/DA76149-b) Veteran space journalist Miles O'Brien will emcee the black-tie event held at the Houston Hyatt Regency where the highlight...

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2010-03-17 10:08:47

The administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) defended the agency's budget increase, the decision to cancel a return trip to the moon, and the increased focus on privatizing space transportation during comments made at the Satellite 2010 conference on Tuesday. According to Reuters, NASA chief Charles Bolden stated that helping fund commercial development would lead to "incredible opportunities" for American technology companies, and added that the plan to...

2010-02-24 07:27:59

The newly restructured NASA Advisory Council recently concluded its second meeting, held Feb. 18-19, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. This was the first council meeting including all of the committee chairs and other appointed members, completing the restructuring process NASA Administrator Charles Bolden began in fall 2009. The council provides advice and recommendations to the NASA administrator about agency programs, policies, plans, financial controls and other matters related to the...

2010-02-01 07:25:58

NASA will hold news conferences on Monday, Feb. 1, and Tuesday, Feb. 2, to discuss the fiscal year 2011 budget request and announce bold new developments in the nation's civil space effort. On Monday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Chief Financial Officer Beth Robinson will brief reporters about the agency's fiscal year 2011 budget during a teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EST. This is a change from the previously announced 3 p.m. Monday news conference in the James E. Webb Memorial...

2010-01-26 14:40:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator, Charles Bolden, will address a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 in the Zenger Room on the 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) ***This release has been sent to correct the error on the previous release indicating the event would be occurring Thursday, February 2, 2010. The...

2010-01-21 16:14:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator, Charles Bolden, will address a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2010 in the Zenger Room on the 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) SOURCE National Press Club

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2009-11-02 08:20:00

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden held his first meeting with the restructured NASA Advisory Council recently at the agency's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif. Bolden has added four new committees to the council in key areas of importance to the agency's future: Commercial Space, Education and Public Outreach, Information Technology Infrastructure, and Technology Innovation. "I consider the NASA Advisory Council to be an extremely important external advisory group, one that is...

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2009-07-16 08:54:36

The U.S. Senate has confirmed former astronaut Charles Frank Bolden Jr. as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's 12th leader. Lori Beth Garver was confirmed as the space agency's deputy administrator. NASA said Bolden's confirmation marks the beginning of his second stint with NASA. His 34-year career with the U.S. Marine Corps included 14 years as a member of NASA's Astronaut Office. After joining NASA in 1980, he traveled into orbit four times aboard the space shuttle between...


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