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NASA Taps WVU Research Corp for Katherine Johnson Facility Maintenance; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

NASA has issued a potential five-year, $24.9M contract to West Virginia University Research Corporation for finance operations and maintenance efforts at Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility.

The research center will provide the IV&V facility with administration, project management, facilities maintenance, information technology janitorial support and other services under the under the cost-no-fee contract, the space agency said Thursday.

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Clayton Turner Named Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center

Clayton Turner, deputy center director of NASA's Langley Research Center, has been named the site's next director. He will oversee a 3,400-person workforce of scientists, engineers, researchers and support personnel, succeeding David Bowles who will retire on Sept. 30 after 39 years with NASA, the agency said Tuesday.

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Report: NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine Set to Announce Human Lunar Lander Program HQ

NASA Administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Jim Bridenstine is scheduled to announce the selection of the Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center as the headquarters for its human lunar lander program on Friday to bring astronauts to the moon by 2024, Reuters reported Friday.

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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Providing Update on First Artemis Lunar Mission on Aug. 15th

NASA Administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Jim Bridenstine will meet with members of the Space Launch System (SLS) program on Thursday, Aug. 15th to discuss and view progress on the rocket and take questions from media at 11:30 a.m. CDT in front of SLS's 212-foot-tall core stage. 

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Jim Bridenstine: NASA to Move Forward With SLS Rocket Static-Fire Tests

NASA Administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Jim Bridenstine said in a statement that the agency will push through with static-fire tests of the Space Launch System which will support the planned 2024 moon mission, Space News reported Thursday. “The Green Run acceptance test gives NASA the confidence needed to know the new core stage will perform again and again as it is intended,” noted Lisa Bates, SLS deputy stages manager at NASA.

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Jim Bridenstine: NASA to Work With US Gov’t for Artemis Mission Budget

Jim Bridenstine, an administrator at NASA, said the agency is working to validate potential costs for the Artemis crewed lunar exploration mission, Space News reported Wednesday. Bridenstine noted that the mission will cost between $20B to $30B and expenses may reach below the said range depending on the amount of contributions from commercial firms.

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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Hosting Conference to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing on July 15th

Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, will host a media teleconference on Monday, July 15th at 1 p.m. EDT to celebrate the 50th anniversary of astronauts first walking on the Moon in 1969, which is regarded as one of humanity’s greatest achievements. 

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