Latest Scott "Doc" Horowitz Stories

2009-01-01 15:35:00

Wife of NASA chief Michael Griffin e-mailed a request to President-elect Barack Obama on Christmas Eve urging him to let her husband keep his job. Rebecca Griffin sent the e-mail titled "Campaign for Mike" to friends and family in hopes of forming a petition to urge Obama to keep her husband on as NASA Administrator. "And if this is inappropriate, I'm sorry," Rebecca Griffin wrote. The petition, spurred by Scott "Doc" Horowitz of Park City, Utah, an ex-astronaut and former NASA associate...

2007-07-12 17:00:26

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Two top NASA officials, including the man in charge of developing new spacecraft for future missions to the moon and Mars, plan to leave the space agency, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Former astronaut Scott "Doc" Horowitz, who heads NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate will leave by October, and associate administrator Rex Geveden will leave at the end of July. The timing of both decisions was coincidental, and neither was asked to leave by NASA Administrator...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.