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Non-Scientist Bridenstine Wins Senate Approval to Head NASA

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Tulsa, speaks in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Bridenstine was confirmed in a party-line Senate vote this week to be the next NASA administrator. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Editor

April 26, 2018

Jim Bridenstine, House representative and former naval aviator, was confirmed by the Senate for the role of the next NASA administrator on April 19, 2018. NASA hasn’t had a permanent leader in over a year, since Charles Bolden resigned as administrator when Trump took office. NASA vet Robert Ligh...

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