spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews


White House nominates Nelson for NASA administrator
Posted: Fri, Mar 26, 2021, 5:50 PM ET (2150 GMT)
The White House's nomination of former senator Bill Nelson to be NASA administrator has won widespread support. The White House announced March 19 it was nominating Nelson to lead the agency, confirming rumors in recent days that the former senator for Florida would be tapped to run NASA. The White House described Nelson as the "go-to senator for our nation's space program" during his three terms in the Senate. That nomination has the backing of current members of Congress, including the chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), which will hold a confirmation hearing for Nelson in the coming weeks. Former NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine also endorsed Nelson's nomination, as did industry groups such as the Aerospace Industries Association and Commercial Spaceflight Federation.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
SNC to spin off space business
Posted: Sun, Apr 18 11:30 AM ET (1530 GMT)

Astrobotic selects Falcon Heavy to launch NASA lunar rover
Posted: Sun, Apr 18 11:23 AM ET (1523 GMT)

MEV-2 docks with Intelsat satellite
Posted: Sun, Apr 18 11:17 AM ET (1517 GMT)

news links
Tuesday, April 20
Local Aerospace Companies Play Major Roles in NASA’s Moon Missions
Los Angeles Business Journal — 4:28 am ET (0828 GMT)
Analyst: NASA's lunar lander decision a 'major snub' to Blue Origin
Puget Sound Business Journal — 4:28 am ET (0828 GMT)
Amazon's Project Kuiper Plans Launch Of Internet Satellites With ULA
Investor's Business Daily — 4:25 am ET (0825 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list