Griffin Departure Nearing?

Griffin: I'd like to stay but..., Orlando Sentinel

"NASA Administrator Michael Griffin said Thursday that he would like to continue serving under President-elect Barack Obama - but doesn't expect to be asked. "If the next president asks me to continue I would be happy to do it," said Griffin, speaking to Kennedy Space Center workers. But, he said, "I doubt that will happen." He said he would stay on only "under the right circumstances," including being able to continue the Constellation program meant to replace the space shuttle. "If somebody wanted me to stay on but said, 'No, we need to go over here,' well," he said with a shrug, "do it with somebody else."

Griffin not optimistic about staying on as head of NASA, SpaceflightNow

"NASA Administrator Mike Griffin, answering questions from Kennedy Space Center workers during an "all hands" meeting today, said he does not expect the Obama administration to keep him on as head of the nation's civilian space agency."

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