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2012-08-05 22:20:07

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, which oversees funding for NASA, was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena to witness the landing of the rover Curiosity on Mars. He released this statement: "NASA has always been a model of public and private partnering - our brightest home-grown entrepreneurs and innovators working...

Sally Ride Dead At 61 Years Old
2012-07-23 16:56:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, has taken her final journey, passing on at the young age of 61 years old. Ride, who became a household name after venturing off into space for the first time in 1983, died on Monday after battling pancreatic cancer for 17 months. "Sally Ride broke barriers with grace and professionalism — and literally changed the face of America´s space program," NASA Administrator Charles...

2012-07-18 10:21:24

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden issued the following statement Wednesday on the death of former Kennedy Space Center Director Forrest McCartney: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "On behalf of the entire NASA family, I wish to express our condolences on the passing of Retired United States Air Force Lt. General and former Kennedy Space Center Director Forrest S. McCartney. After 35 years of distinguished...

2012-07-18 10:00:17

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will attend the Thursday opening of the Space Shuttle Pavilion at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. 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 Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) in Manhattan. Immediately following the ceremony, officials will...

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...

2012-06-22 07:32:26

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. "As NASA Administrator, Charlie has charted America's future in space, leading NASA's strategic efforts to fully utilize the International Space Station and launch our astronauts beyond low Earth orbit," Glenn said. "Throughout his career of public service, he has...

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...

2012-06-18 06:21:12

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) acting Administrator Michael Huerta will participate in a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT today to discuss advancements in commercial spaceflight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Reporters interested in participating in the teleconference should contact Joshua Buck at NASA at 202-358-1100 or jbuck@nasa.gov, or Hank Price...

2012-06-18 09:56:59

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) acting Administrator Michael Huerta will participate in a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT today to discuss advancements in commercial spaceflight. Reporters interested in participating in the teleconference should contact Joshua Buck at NASA at 202-358-1100 or jbuck@nasa.gov, or Hank Price at FAA at 202-267-3883 or hank.price@faa.gov by 10 a.m. Monday. Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on...

2012-06-15 13:46:14

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) acting Administrator Michael Huerta will participate in a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, June 18, to discuss advancements in commercial spaceflight. Reporters interested in participating in the teleconference should contact Joshua Buck at NASA at 202-358-1100 or jbuck@nasa.gov, or Hank Price at FAA at 202-267-3883 or hank.price@faa.gov by 10 a.m. Monday. Audio of the teleconference will be streamed...


Latest Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Reference Libraries

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2012-05-12 09:16:02

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1994 at 7:10 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on February 11, 1994 at 2:19 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 130 times at an altitude of 191 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 7 hours, 9 minutes, and 22 seconds. This was the second SPACEHAB mission and the first mission undertaken with a Russian crew member. It was the first step in the ongoing US-Russian cooperative...

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2010-12-02 17:47:08

Charles Bolden is the current Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps major general, and former NASA astronaut.. He was born Charles Frank Bolden Jr. on August 19, 1946 in Columbia, South Carolina. During his childhood, his father coached him through football until he graduated from Johnson High School in 1964, where his father was the head football coach. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1968, and a...

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