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Jody Singer Appointed NASA Marshall Acting Director

Jody Singer, deputy director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, has been appointed as the acting director of the research facility to replace Todd May, who recently retired from the space agency. NASA said Friday Singer will temporarily lead Marshall until the agency hires a permanent director. She started serving …

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NASA to Test Space Launch System Intertank

NASA loaded a test model of heavy-lift rocket intertank onto a barge Thursday at Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans for shipment to the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. Marshall’s engineers will conduct tests to determine if the structural hardware for the Space Launch System‘s 212-foot-long core stage can withstand extreme launch and …

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Robert Lightfoot to Serve as Acting NASA Administrator

NASA Associate Administrator Robert Lightfoot will replace Charles Bolden as the space agency’s acting administrator after the latter’s tenure ends on Jan. 20, SpacePolicyOnline.com reported Thursday. Marcia Smith writes Bolden said at a town hall meeting with NASA employees that President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team announced Lightfoot’s new role and requested David Radzanowski to temporarily …

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Greg Zacharias to Succeed Mica Endsley as US Air Force Chief Scientist

Greg Zacharias, president and senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been elected to serve as the U.S. Air Force’s chief scientist, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes Zacharias will succeed Mica Endsley, who will return to SA Technologies as president. Zacharias will focus on autonomous and unmanned aircraft, …

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