NASA's Acting Chief Expects Few Agency Changes Despite Leadership Uncertainty

Rex Tillerson’s departure isn’t the only example of White House turnover this week. Acting NASA chief Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. just announced that he’s retiring on April 30, leaving no clear successor. Though President Trump nominated Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Oklahoma to the position last year, he hasn’t been confirmed yet by the Senate and … Continue reading “Acting NASA chief is retiring, with no clear successor” Rex Tillerson’s departure isn’t the only example of White House turnover this week. Acting NASA chief Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. just announced that he’s retiring on April 30, leaving no clear successor. Though President Trump nominated Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Oklahoma to the position last year, he hasn’t been confirmed yet by the Senate and will likely be opposed by all 49 Democrats, reports Engadget. Bridenstine has aroused controversy with his views on climate change, once telling Congress that global temperatures “s

NASA's Acting Chief Expects Few Agency Changes Despite Leadership Uncertainty

Despite uncertainty about who will lead the agency after the end of April, NASA's current acting administrator says he expects little change in the agency's activities in the near future.

Fri 16 Mar 18 from SPACE.com

NASA’s acting administrator to retire without a successor

 The acting head of NASA is stepping down on April 30. Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. told the space agency on Monday in an email where he says its with “bittersweet feelings” he’s ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from TechCrunch

NASA's acting chief retires with no obvious successor

Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. has been heading NASA's efforts ever since the previous administrator, Charles F. Bolden Jr., stepped down with President Obama. Since he never officially ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Engadget

NASA Acting Chief Robert Lightfoot Will Retire in April

Robert Lightfoot, who has led NASA on an interim basis for more than a year, announced March 12 that he will retire from the agency at the end of April, adding more uncertainty about the agency's ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from SPACE.com

Acting NASA chief is retiring, with no clear successor

Rex Tillerson’s departure isn’t the only example of White House turnover this week. Acting NASA chief Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. just announced that he’s retiring on April ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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