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  • Robert Lightfoot, NASA’s acting administrator, announces retirement

    Bart LeahyMarch 13th, 2018

    After a 31-year career at NASA, Robert Lightfoot is retiring effective April 30, 2018. For 14 months, he has been serving as the U.S. space agency's acting administrator and promises to work with the Trump administration to ensure a smooth transition to the next administrator.