Personnel News: December 2019 Archives

NASA Administrator Names Robert Pearce Head of Agency Aeronautics

"NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Robert Pearce as the next associate administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD). Pearce replaces Jaiwon Shin, who retired from the agency on Aug. 31. "Bob is a visionary leader with a deep understanding of the current and future aeronautics environment," said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. "He'll do a great job directing NASA in helping create a generational shift in air travel for the United States and the world."

Keith's note: On Tuesday at 12:00 pm EST NASA will air an agency-wide Town Hall meeting on NASA TV to introduce the new Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate Associate Administrator Douglas Loverro. Watch live here.

New Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate: Douglas Loverro, earlier post

"From 2013 to 2017, he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy. In this role, he was responsible for establishing policy for the United States allies to the benefits of space capabilities and to help guide the Department's strategy for addressing space-related issues. He led Departmental activities in international space cooperation, assessment of the national security impacts of commercial space activities, and oversaw the establishment of a strategy for addressing growing challenges in space security."


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