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2012-11-16 12:20:43

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veteran astronaut Ellen Ochoa will become the 11th director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Ochoa will succeed Michael L. Coats when he retires at the end of the year after leading Johnson since 2005. She has been the deputy director at JSC since September 2007. "Ellen's enthusiasm, experience and leadership,...

2012-10-05 02:21:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation presented NASA Administrator Charles Bolden with the Gen. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle Memorial Award at the organization's Gold Medal Gala Thursday in Los Angeles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden is the first recipient of this award, which honors Gen. Doolittle's leadership as a founding board member of what began as the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Fund. The...

2012-09-18 02:20:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today THE HONORABLE CHARLES F. BOLDEN, JR., NASA ADMINISTRATOR, will deliver an address on The Future of US Space Exploration and International Cooperation at a Distinguished Speaker Series program hosted by the World Affairs Council - DC at the National Press Club. MR. RICHARD HIEB, former astronaut and VICE PRESIDENT OF EXPLORATION AND MISSION SUPPORT for LOCKHEED MARTIN INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND GLOBAL SOLUTIONS- CIVIL, will deliver...

2012-09-18 08:00:27

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills will speak about the contributions of small businesses to the success of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover mission during a Google+ Hangout at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 19. Bolden and Mills will discuss ATA Engineering, which partnered with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory team to test and analyze the entry, descent and landing of Curiosity. The company contributed to the rover's...

2012-09-17 10:21:05

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills will speak about the contributions of small businesses to the success of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover mission during a Google+ Hangout at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 19. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Bolden and Mills will discuss ATA Engineering, which partnered with NASA's Jet...

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2012-08-27 20:55:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For the first time in history, the voice of a human has been transported back from Curiosity on the surface of Mars. It wasn't an alien, but a prerecorded message from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Mars. NASA announced during a press conference that Curiosity successfully sent back the audio soundbite Curiosity was carrying with it on Mars. "Since the beginning of time, humankind´s curiosity has led us to...

New Commercial Crew And Cargo Milestones Announced By NASA Administrator
2012-08-24 09:33:23

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Thursday new milestones in the nation's commercial space initiatives from the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The latest advances made by NASA's commercial space partners pave the way for the first contracted flight of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) this fall and mark progress toward a launch of astronauts from U.S. soil in the next 5 years. Bolden announced Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has completed its Space...

2012-08-23 14:21:55

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Thursday new milestones in the nation's commercial space initiatives from the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The latest advances made by NASA's commercial space partners pave the way for the first contracted flight of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) this fall and mark progress toward a launch of astronauts from U.S. soil in the next 5 years. Bolden announced Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has completed its Space...

2012-08-23 06:20:59

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Thursday new milestones in the nation's commercial space initiatives from the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The latest advances made by NASA's commercial space partners pave the way for the first contracted flight of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) this fall and mark progress toward a launch of astronauts from U.S. soil in the next 5 years. (Logo:...

2012-07-18 02:21:12

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will attend the Thursday opening of the Space Shuttle Pavilion at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden, who on April 12, 2011, announced Intrepid would receive space shuttle Enterprise, will join museum officials and three of the four original Enterprise pilots at an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony on Intrepid's Flight Deck, located at...