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2013-11-15 16:20:23

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is available for live satellite interviews from 6-8 a.m. EST Monday, Nov. 18, the morning of launch for the agency's next mission to Mars. The interviews will be carried live on NASA Television. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at...

2013-11-14 12:21:34

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will view the latest progress on NASA's Orion spacecraft and launch preparations for the next Mars mission at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday, Nov. 17. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media are invited to meet with Bolden at 2:30 p.m. EST in Kennedy's Operations and Checkout Building where the Orion crew capsule is being prepared for its first...

2013-11-08 20:21:06

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will discuss the success of the agency's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) initiative during a televised news briefing at 11:30 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 13. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Through COTS, NASA's partners Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and Orbital Sciences Corp., developed new U.S. rockets and spacecraft, launched from U.S. soil,...

2013-10-30 20:20:14

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., on Friday, Nov. 1, to meet with employees and tour the facility. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media are invited to meet with Bolden from 10 to 10:30 a.m. EDT in Langley's aircraft hangar for a briefing on two airborne missions. One of the missions will measure ocean winds for a proposed wind farm off the shores of...

2013-10-22 10:17:57

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Tuesday, Oct. 22 -- his first visit to a NASA center since the end of the government shutdown. The visit is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. EDT. Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, who is Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, will join Bolden at Goddard to view the latest launch preparations for the Global Precipitation Measurement and Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft, as...

2013-10-21 20:20:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Tuesday, Oct. 22 -- his first visit to a NASA center since the end of the government shutdown. The visit is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. EDT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, who is Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, will join Bolden at Goddard to...

NASA Reconsidering Chinese Scientists' Applications
2013-10-11 18:27:13

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online NASA said on Thursday that it would be reconsidering the applications of Chinese scientists who were denied access to a conference when the US government opens back up, according to a report by AFP. NASA is holding a conference at one of its facilities in northern California on November 4 through 8. Six Chinese scientists were denied access to the conference due to what organizers said was an order to temporarily prohibit visits by...

National Aerospace Week Celebrated By NASA
2013-09-18 07:22:38

NASA/Charles Bolden Every time you step aboard an airplane there’s an excellent chance that a piece of innovative NASA technology will be flying with you, helping to ensure you have a safe and efficient flight. It might be found in the upturned winglets you see at the tip of the wing, or within the composite material used to build part of the aircraft structure, or hidden inside the increasingly fuel efficient and quiet jet engines slung beneath the wings. And whether or not you...

NASA Introduces The Next Generation Of Astronauts
2013-08-20 14:56:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA introduced its next generation of astronauts on Tuesday, as well as a deep space exploration roadmap. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden took the stage to formally welcome eight new astronauts to the space agency. These new astronauts will be among the first generation to potentially carry out the missions to asteroids and Mars. "This class joins a distinguished and elite group of Americans who have carried out historic missions...

2013-08-20 12:20:42

NASA, International Community United in Support of Bold Space Exploration Program WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Tuesday formally welcomed the eight newest candidates to the astronaut corps and unveiled a space exploration roadmap that makes clear the global community is working together on a unified deep space exploration strategic plan, with robotic and human missions to destinations that include near-Earth asteroids, the...


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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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