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2011-02-04 07:25:54

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver returned Feb. 1 from a four-day trip to Israel where she represented NASA at an international space conference, met with students and paid tribute to the memory of Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon. Garver's visit was highlighted by her participation in the Sixth Annual Ilan Ramon International Space Conference, a two-day forum for Israel's space community to discuss technologies, programs and strategies with representatives from around the world. The...

2011-02-03 06:06:41

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will travel to Las Vegas and Boulder, Colo., this week to meet with leaders of two commercial space companies, Bigelow Aerospace and Sierra Nevada Corp., and tour their facilities. NASA is partnering with the commercial sector to develop innovative technologies to ensure that the U.S. remains competitive in future space endeavors. On Friday, Feb. 4, Garver will tour Bigelow Aerospace facilities at 1899 W. Brooks Ave. in North Las Vegas. NASA has been...

2010-10-21 07:28:34

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will attend a dedication celebrating completion of the runway at Spaceport America in New Mexico at 11 a.m. MST on Friday, Oct. 22. She will be available before and after the event for media interviews. Garver will speak at the runway dedication event and also will be a keynote speaker on Thursday at the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight in Las Cruces, N.M. To arrange an interview, contact Grey Hautaluoma at 202-358-0668 or...

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2010-06-18 08:46:12

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver returned June 15 from a week-long, three-city trip to Europe that included addressing the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and signing a cooperative agreement to extend the mission of an Earth science satellite. Garver's visit also included discussions with key European space agency heads and senior-level officials in the German and French governments. The focus of her travel was to explain the administration's new plans for...

2010-04-08 07:47:54

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will brief reporters on Thursday, April 8, about the next steps in implementing the agency's new exploration initiatives outlined in the new fiscal year 2011 budget. Joining the Administrator and Deputy Administrator will be: * Bill Gerstenmaier, Space Operations Mission Directorate Associate Administrator* Edward Weiler, Science Mission directorate Associate Administrator* Doug Cooke, Exploration Systems Mission...

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2009-07-16 08:54:36

The U.S. Senate has confirmed former astronaut Charles Frank Bolden Jr. as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's 12th leader. Lori Beth Garver was confirmed as the space agency's deputy administrator. NASA said Bolden's confirmation marks the beginning of his second stint with NASA. His 34-year career with the U.S. Marine Corps included 14 years as a member of NASA's Astronaut Office. After joining NASA in 1980, he traveled into orbit four times aboard the space shuttle between...

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2009-07-16 06:35:00

Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday as the twelfth administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lori Beth Garver was confirmed as NASA's deputy administrator. As administrator, Bolden will lead the NASA team and manage its resources to advance the agency's missions and goals. "It is an honor to have been nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate to lead this great NASA team," Bolden said. "Today, we have to choose....

2009-05-26 15:52:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIA is pleased with President Obama's nominations of retired General Charles Bolden as NASA administrator and Lori Garver as deputy administrator. These nominations reflect the President's commitment to ensuring a sound U.S. space program. Together, Bolden and Garver's leadership, experience and vision will guide NASA at a very important time when decisions about the future of America's space leadership will be made on several fronts. From...

2009-05-26 12:55:00

RESTON, Va., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) congratulates Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., United States Marine Corps (retired), and Lori B. Garver, president of Capital Space, LLC, on their respective appointments by President Barack Obama as NASA Administrator and Deputy Administrator. AIAA President Dave Thompson states: "In a time of great transition in the U.S. civil space program, the twin selections of former astronaut...

2009-03-11 11:01:00

Tattoo artists at the Love Hate Tattoo studio in Miami say they have created a line of infant clothing, complete with fire-breathing dragons and samurais. Artist Chris Garver said the new Ruthless & Toothless fashion line features the tattoo artists' personal designs that can range from aggressive dragons and tigers to doe-eyed cartoonish characters, The Miami Herald reported Tuesday. We're kind of making it baby-ish, Garver said. The clothing line, which includes a $26 onesie and a $41...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'