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2014-02-27 12:22:47

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will brief reporters about the agency's fiscal year 2015 budget at 2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 4, from Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. NASA Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Robinson and Goddard Center Director Chris Scolese will join Bolden. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The news briefing will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website....

2013-11-25 16:21:13

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of Maryland and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., have embarked on a new partnership effort, the main goal of which is to attract high technology companies to Maryland, which in turn will enable both future missions of NASA and the economic future of Maryland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The agreement, signed by U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley...

2013-11-22 16:21:35

GREENBELT, Md., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, representatives from the State of Maryland and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center will sign an agreement to pave the way in attracting high tech companies to Maryland that will be key in enabling both future missions of NASA and the economic future of Maryland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Participants in the signing event will include Senator Barbara Mikulski,...

'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...

2012-07-10 06:21:01

GREENBELT, Md., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Director Chris Scolese today announced he has named Dr. Colleen Hartman to the position of deputy director for science, operations and program performance at Goddard in Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) For the last year, Hartman served as the assistant associate administrator in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington. In her new...

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...

2012-02-22 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 -...

2011-11-07 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John W. "Jack" Townsend, Jr., a space pioneer who was among the first employees of the newly formed Goddard Space Flight Center in 1959 and later served as its Center Director from 1987 to 1990, died October 29 of lung cancer. He was 87. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Townsend was a rocket and satellite pioneer who was influential in creating the first meteorological, communications, and Earth viewing...