President Trump Appoints New NASA Chief

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Watts Up With That?

Jim Bridenstine and President Trump, Public Domain Photos

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

All the right people are complaining about President Trump’s new NASA chief Jim Bridenstine, who once demanded an apology from Obama for squandering money on climate research.

NASA Statement on Nomination for Agency Administrator

Sept. 2, 2017
RELEASE 17-071

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on Friday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Donald Trump of U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine to serve as the 13th NASA administrator:

“I am pleased to have Rep. Bridenstine nominated to lead our team. Of course, the nomination must go through the Senate confirmation process, but I look forward to ensuring a smooth transition and sharing the great work the NASA team is doing.

“I look forward to working with a new leadership team, and the administration, on NASA’s ongoing mission of exploration and discovery. Our…

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