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It’s Official: Obama Nominates Charles Bolden as NASA Administrator May 23, 2009

Posted by Nick Azer in African-American History, Charles Bolden, NASA, Obama.

It’s official: President Obama has now nominated former astronaut Charles Bolden to be the first African-American Administator of NASA.

After quite the long saga, Sen. Bill Nelson‘s primary choice ended up as the nominee, with Obama advisor Lori Garver (head of Obama’s space transition team) selected as deputy administrator.

Here’s a video of Sen. Bill Nelson discussing the Bolden appointment:



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