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2012-06-21 14:20:07

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden was presented the Excellence in Public Service Award Thursday by former Senator and astronaut John Glenn on behalf of the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "As NASA Administrator, Charlie has charted America's future in space, leading NASA's strategic efforts to fully utilize the International Space Station and...

2012-06-14 10:20:18

HAMPTON, Va., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will return to his hometown of Columbia, S.C., June 18 to participate in a NASA Summer of Innovation (SOI) celebration at W. A. Perry Middle School and the nearby Challenger Center. Bolden attended Perry as a youth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The SOI program begins at 9 a.m. at the school with a keynote speech by Cheryl McNair, the wife of fallen space shuttle...

2012-06-14 10:20:17

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visited SpaceX Headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., Thursday, capping a tour of SpaceX facilities to thank employees for their part in making the first mission by a private company to the International Space Station a success. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden and SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk addressed more than 1,000 employees who helped design, launch and...

NASA's Bolden Visits SpaceX To View Dragon Capsule
2012-06-14 06:31:40

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden joined SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk at the SpaceX Rocket Development Facility in McGregor, Texas, Wednesday to see the first commercial space capsule to complete a mission to the International Space Station. Bolden and Musk also thanked the more than 150 SpaceX employees working at the McGregor facility for their role in the historic mission. SpaceX's Dragon capsule made history May 31 when it returned to Earth after delivering supplies to the...

2012-06-13 10:20:15

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden joined SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk at the SpaceX Rocket Development Facility in McGregor, Texas, Wednesday to see the first commercial space capsule to complete a mission to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden and Musk also thanked the more than 150 SpaceX employees working at the McGregor facility for their role in the historic...

2012-06-12 06:20:12

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk will participate in a media availability at 11:30 a.m. CDT Wednesday, June 13, in the SpaceX facility at 1 Rocket Rd. in McGregor, Texas. Bolden and Musk will be there to view the Dragon spacecraft that returned to Earth May 31 following the first successful mission by a private company to carry supplies to the International Space Station. (Logo:...

2012-05-25 14:20:28

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden offered his congratulations to the International Space Station Expedition 31 crew and mission flight control teams at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and SpaceX's headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., following Friday's successful first-time berthing of a commercial company spacecraft, SpaceX's Dragon, to the space station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden...

2012-05-18 06:51:28

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will provide the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Md., on Friday, May 18, at 10 a.m. EDT. The address will take place in the William P. Hytche Center. Bolden also will be awarded the university's Presidential Medal for his service as a U.S. Marine and as an astronaut. Media representatives who want to attend the event should contact Bill Robinson, director of the UMES Office...

2012-05-17 10:20:37

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will provide the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Md., on Friday, May 18, at 10 a.m. EDT. The address will take place in the William P. Hytche Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden also will be awarded the university's Presidential Medal for his service as a U.S. Marine and as an astronaut....

Discovery Laid To Rest At Smithsonian
2012-04-20 03:53:51

Space shuttle Discovery found its way to its retirement facility on Thursday at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. Discovery landed in Washington D.C. on Tuesday after taking off for the last time in Florida aboard a modified Boeing 747 jet. The spacecraft rolled into its new home amidst thousands of people cheering for the 27-year-old space shuttle. "Today, while we look back at Discovery's amazing legacy, I also want to look forward to what she and the shuttle fleet...