Bolden and Garver Confirmed by Senate

Keith's note: Sources report that the Senate just confirmed Charles Bolden and Lori Garver by unanimous consent. The request was made on the Senate floor by Sen. Nelson.

@SenBillNelson "Charlie Bolden just confirmed by Senate as nations new space czar. Hes perfect to keep America leading in space, science and technology ... Ive known Charlie Bolden the better part of a quarter century, since he was my pilot on the space shuttle in 1986 ... Naval academy grad, Marine test pilot, astronaut, general Charlie will bring back the magic from a time when we rode rockets to the moon"

Senate confirms Bolden as NASA chief, Orlando Sentinel

"The U.S. Senate unanimously agreed Wednesday that ex-astronaut Charlie Bolden should become the next chief of NASA, clearing the way for Bolden to take control during what could be one of the toughest tenures in the agencys half-century history."

Sen. Hutchison Statement on Senate Confirmation of NASA Nominees

"Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), Ranking Member on the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today said she was pleased the Senate approved Charles Bolden to be the next NASA Administrator."

Challenger Center congratulates Charles Bolden as NASA Administrator, Lori Garver as Deputy Administrator - an Ideally Qualified Team

"Bolden and Garver are exceptional role models, and extremely talented and accomplished space professionals. They are ideally qualified, both individually and as a team, to lead NASA at this critical time in the agency's history," said William Readdy, Chair of the Board, Challenger Center."

Commercial Spaceflight Federation Congratulates Incoming NASA Leaders Charles Bolden and Lori Garver

Bolden and Garver Confirmed by U.S. Senate, NASA

National Space Society Applauds the U.S. Senate Confirmation of Charles Bolden and Lori Garver to lead NASA

Coalition for Space Exploration Supports Confirmation of Bolden, Garver to Lead NASA

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