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2012-06-15 06:21:39

WASHINGTON, June 15, 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 Monday, June 18, 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...

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...

2012-05-22 07:31:02

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will address media representatives at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:00 a.m. EDT following Tuesday's SpaceX NASA demonstration flight launch to the International Space Station. The event, held in front of the Kennedy Press Site countdown clock, will be carried live on NASA Television. Following the administrator's remarks, he will conduct one-on-one interviews with reporters in attendance. For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and...

2012-05-21 22:20:13

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will address media representatives at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:00 a.m. EDT following Tuesday's SpaceX NASA demonstration flight launch to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The event, held in front of the Kennedy Press Site countdown clock, will be carried live on NASA Television. Following the administrator's...

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...


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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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