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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....

2012-04-27 09:01:16

NASA has released the following statement by Administrator Charles Bolden about President Obama's announcement that astronaut John Glenn has been selected as a recipient of the 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom: "NASA sends its warmest congratulations to Sen. John Glenn on being named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Both of John's historic missions to space personified America's dreams and what we believed we could be. Just as President Obama has set us on a course to...

2012-04-12 09:12:58

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide remarks next week at the 28th Annual National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The event will be held at The Broadmoor Hotel, located at 1 Lake Ave. in Colorado Springs. Bolden is the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 17, at 2:45 p.m. MDT, at the International Center Main Stage of the hotel. Bolden will be available to speak to reporters immediately following his presentation. Garver will...

2012-04-11 10:20:16

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide remarks next week at the 28th Annual National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The event will be held at The Broadmoor Hotel, located at 1 Lake Ave. in Colorado Springs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden is the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 17, at 2:45 p.m. MDT, at the International Center Main Stage of...

2012-03-26 10:20:06

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will speak at the Aero Club of Washington's luncheon on Tuesday, March 27, at 1 p.m. EDT. Bolden will update the audience on the latest NASA initiatives and the agency's Fiscal Year 2013 budget request. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The event will be held in the Congressional Room of the Capital Hilton at 16th and K streets NW in Washington. The luncheon, which begins at...

2012-03-13 09:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will join leaders of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness to launch the STAY WITH IT campaign with a Facebook Live discussion on Wednesday, March 14, at 3 p.m. EDT at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) STAY WITH IT is the first student outreach campaign connecting engineering students with...

2012-02-22 04:37:35

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday changes to his senior leadership team. Associate Administrator Chris Scolese was named director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and Robert Lightfoot, director of the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will serve as acting associate administrator. Both will assume their new responsibilities on March 5. Scolese, who has been with NASA since 1987, succeeds Robert Strain, who announced his...

2012-02-21 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday changes to his senior leadership team. Associate Administrator Chris Scolese was named director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and Robert Lightfoot, director of the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will serve as acting associate administrator. Both will assume their new responsibilities on March 5. (Logo -...

2012-02-09 11:09:44

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will brief reporters about the agency's fiscal year 2013 budget at 2 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 13. The news conference will take place in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, located at 300 E St. SW, in Washington. NASA Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Robinson will join Bolden. The news conference will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Questions will be taken from news media representatives at...


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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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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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