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2013-02-08 10:37:03

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will attend the launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Monday, Feb. 11. The launch is scheduled for 10:02 a.m. PST. LDCM is a collaboration between NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey. The mission will continue the Landsat program's 40-year continuous data record by Earth's landscapes by satellite from space. LDCM will expand and...

2013-02-07 20:20:17

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will attend the launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Monday, Feb. 11. The launch is scheduled for 10:02 a.m. PST. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) LDCM is a collaboration between NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey. The mission will continue the...

2013-01-29 08:36:55

NASA will pay tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Friday, Feb. 1, the 10th anniversary of the Columbia accident. NASA's Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery. Flags across the agency will be flown at half-staff in their memory. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other NASA...

2013-01-28 16:20:39

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Friday, Feb. 1, the 10th anniversary of the Columbia accident. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) NASA's Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery. Flags...

2013-01-23 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02) today applauded NASA's outreach to provide technical expertise to Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration to help resolve battery problems that have grounded the manufacturer's 787 Dreamliner fleet. Fattah, the leading House Democratic Appropriator for NASA, had written to Charles F. Bolden Jr., the space agency's administrator, on Jan.17 "asking that NASA lend its expert knowledge to Boeing . . ....

2013-01-17 16:20:08

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the lead Democratic Appropriator for NASA, today called on the space agency to provide scientists, engineers and expertise to the Federal Aviation Authority and Boeing to resolve mechanical problems that led the FAA to ground the Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet. Fattah has visited the Boeing plant in Washington and witnessed first-hand the skill and dedication that the Boeing Team brings to every project but...

2013-01-14 13:16:38

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden will tour the Space Shuttle Trainer Crew Compartment in the Charles Simonyi Space Gallery at the Seattle Museum of Flight on Tuesday, Jan.15. News media are invited to join Bolden, who will be touring the facility with Doug King, president and CEO of the Museum of Flight, at 1:30 p.m. PST. News media interested in covering this event should contact Ted Huetter at 206-768-7105 by 4 p.m. PST today to confirm media credentials. For more information about...

'Operation Give Thanks' Allows Us To Serve Those Who Serve Us
2012-12-18 15:22:48

NASA For a second year the NASA Goddard Veterans Advisory Committee, or VAC, conducted an operation in support of those who continue to defend the American liberties we all enjoy. “Operation Give Thanks 2012” also provided an opportunity for Goddard community members to send a few comforts of home to active duty members currently serving on a battlefield somewhere overseas. “America is daily afforded the opportunity to live under the protection of so many who are...

2012-11-27 12:20:46

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will tour the United Launch Alliance (ULA) space rocket production facility in Decatur, Ala., Wednesday, Nov. 28, and be available to the media at 11:45 a.m. CST. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The ULA production facility is home to two families of rockets, Atlas and Delta. Major fabrication, assembly and integration are conducted at the facility. Bolden will be joined by...

Leadership Changes At Glenn And Johnson Announced By NASA
2012-11-16 16:51:52

NASA NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced leadership changes Friday for the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and Johnson Space Center in Houston. James Free will succeed Ramon (Ray) Lugo as Glenn's center director when Lugo retires in January. Free has served as Glenn's deputy director since January 2011. Ellen Ochoa will succeed Michael Coats as Johnson's center director when Coats retires at the end of the year. Ochoa has served as Johnson's deputy director since...


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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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