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NASA's Lori Garver Bids Farewell
2013-09-07 05:15:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver is leaving the space agency this weekend for a new job. Garver, who has been in the Number 2 slot at the space agency since July 17, 2009, announced her leaving in an open letter on the agency’s website dated September 6, 2013. In the letter, Garver thanked everyone at NASA for their “efforts and achievements” in the transformation necessary to “align NASA with the critical national...

2013-08-06 16:21:41

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and related agencies, which includes NASA, released the following statement on the announced departure of NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver: "NASA is losing an invaluable leader today. In her role as NASA Deputy Administrator, Lori Garver has been an unrivaled champion and defender of space exploration, guiding and...

Lori Garver, NASA Deputy Administrator, Resigning In September
2013-08-06 13:34:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Lori Beth Garver, 52, a Michigan native who holds a bachelor's degree in political science and economics, is stepping down from her role as Deputy Administrator at NASA (effective September 6, 2013) to pursue other interests. On her Twitter feed, Garver tweeted this morning: "Thanks to the #NASA team and #spacetweeps everywhere for your support. Sad to go; excited for next challenge with @WeAreALPA!" @WeAreALPA refers to the...

2013-08-06 12:20:18

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are statements from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren about NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver's announced departure from the agency, effective Sept. 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Administrator Charles Bolden:"I have had the pleasure and honor of working side by side with Lori for the past four years, as we...

Asteroid Initiative RFI Receives 400+ Responses
2013-07-27 07:19:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver announced this week that the agency has received more than 400 responses to its request for information (RFI) on its Asteroid Initiative. "Under our plan, we're increasing the identification, tracking and exploration of asteroids, and the response to this initiative has been gratifying," said Garver, speaking at the Space Frontier Foundation's NewSpace 2013 conference in San Jose, Calif. "The...

2013-07-26 12:20:40

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has received more than 400 responses to its request for information (RFI) on the agency's asteroid initiative, Deputy Administrator Lori Garver announced Friday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "Under our plan, we're increasing the identification, tracking and exploration of asteroids, and the response to this initiative has been gratifying," said Garver, speaking at the Space Frontier...

2013-07-15 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will participate in a panel discussion titled "Destined for Exploration" at 11:50 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, July 17, at Future Space 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) News media representatives are invited to attend Garver's presentation at the Reserve Officers Association, 1 Constitution Ave. NE in Washington. The meeting is sponsored by the Future Space Leaders...

2013-06-14 16:20:42

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and other senior NASA officials will discuss the progress being made on NASA's mission to capture, redirect, and explore an asteroid June 18. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) They also will outline engagement opportunities for industry, international partners and the general public at the event, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT in the James Webb...

2013-05-15 12:21:52

CLEVELAND, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media representatives are invited to join NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver as she visits the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland on Thursday, May 16 and tours facilities advancing future spaceflight missions. The locations include Lewis Field and the Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Garver will tour several facilities at Lewis Field beginning at 12:15 p.m....

2013-05-01 20:20:12

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will visit NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans and testing facilities at the agency's Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis, Miss., Friday, May 3. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) These facilities are critical to the construction and testing of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Commercial Crew Program. Michoud and Stennis also are important to...