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  • Bill Nelson confirmed as NASA administrator

    Cullen DesforgesApril 29th, 2021

    On Thursday, April 29, 2021, the U.S. Senate confirmed Bill Nelson by unanimous consent to be the next NASA administrator.

  • Former Senator Bill Nelson nominated to lead NASA

    Press ReleaseMarch 22nd, 2021

    President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Bill Nelson to serve as National Aeronautics and Space Administration administrator.

  • Astronaut Mark Kelly announces bid for U.S. Senate

    Jason RhianFebruary 12th, 2019

    Four-time Space Shuttle veteran Mark Kelly let the world know on Twitter that he is going to try to join the U.S. Senate.

  • Will NASA’s ARM mission to an asteroid be cancelled?

    Bart LeahyJune 1st, 2016

    While NASA’s public outreach efforts have focused primarily on going to Mars, the agency’s interim missions – robotic and crewed visits to an asteroid under the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) – are facing opposition in Congress. What does this mean for ARM and will it be cancelled?

  • Gore: DSCOVR’s selfies – will be ‘EPIC’

    SpaceFlight InsiderFebruary 8th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — As previously reported on SpaceFlight Insider, the primary mission of Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) is to provide early warning of dangerous solar weather. But solar winds don’t affect many of us on a day-to-day basis. Unless you are a commercial jet pilot or manage an electric utility company in the far […]