- NASA Watch
- October 30, 2023
Gerstenmaier To Head Space Operations Mission Directorate
Editor’s note: On Friday, 12 August, NASA Administrator Mike Griffin will name Bill Gerstenmaier as Associate Administrator for Space Operations. Gerstenmaier will succeed Bill Readdy. Readdy will stay on at Headquarters as a special assistant until October, when he plans to leave the agency. Mike Kostelnik, Deputy AA at SOMD, will also be leaving NASA toward the end of August. ISS Deputy Program Manager Mike Suffredini will serve as acting ISS Program Manager until a successor for Gerstenmaier is identified.