The Next NASA Administrator

Obama will most likely appoint a new NASA Administrator. Who would you like to see as the next NASA Administrator?

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  1. Mike Griffen

    Ever notice a Christmas tree being bagged by a netted material? That very
    idea could entrap almost any size asteroid or comet and lead it off its path. I'll gladly send a diagram of this incredibly simple and relatively inexpensive concept. 661-450-7354 Steven Denuccio

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    • 3 votes
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        • robin matthews

          visionary, enterprise, strategy, communication, leadership

          a.Chef de Cabinet at Libertas

          b. Consultant at Saffron Brand Consultants
          How we see it /

          It’s a new brand world.

          Stimulation, experimentation and transformation.

          Wherever you are – and that’s partly the point – branding’s on the move. Unremittingly, the game keeps changing.

          We think these new occasions (opportunities? challenges?) call for a new form of branding consultancy: one with above average experience, talent and brains; a different and flexible way of working; and a richer understanding of the world.

          Thoughtfulness and originality, yes. Formulaic process, no.

          The obvious macro trends – the Internet,…

          178 votes
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          • 4 votes
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            • Dr. Michio Kaku

              The most intellectual person, after Newton, Einstein and possible Hawking.

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              • Sophia Armstrong Tumlinson

                Sophia ia very presentable and has strong communication skills.I wish her best of luck as our representative to NASA and vice versa.
                Shahzada Sher Saddozai
                GREATGLOBALIST[SMC PVT]LTD.
                P.O.Box 195 GPO.Multan.Pakistan.

                P.S. With fingers crossed we are expecting to do bulk and assorted business with the esteemed organization!

                2 votes
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                • Sophia Armstrong Tumlinson ..

                  Sophia is very presentable and has strong communication skills. Morever her love for NASA is great! I wish best of luck and NASA's representative .
                  Shahzada Sher Saddozai.
                  The Chief Executive.
                  GREATGLOBALIST[SMC PVT]LTD.
                  P.O.Box 195 Multan.Pakistan.

                  P.S. With fingers crossed i hope to be in touch with the organization with bulk and assorted business! .

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                  • Sophia Armgard Tumlinson

                    Sophia represents a new approach to space. Her international background and the belief in the human spirit crosses all borders and would lead to an inclusive International Space effort.

                    Her first goal would be to eliminate the macho, only men have the right stuff, except as spokespeople and pretty faces to fund space shuttle missions approach of the current administration.

                    Under her leadership, Space would become cool, fashionable, and open to all. Space would become en vogue as opposed to en vague. And the people themselves in the form of private companies, universities and anyone who REALLY "has the right…

                    90 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Admin →
                    • 4 votes
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                      • 3 votes
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                          • Dave Lavery

                            Dave Lavery is the Program Executive for Solar System Exploration at NASA Headquarters. He oversees and is heavily involved with the Mars Exploration Rovers.
                            He is also well-known amongst participants of the FIRST Robotics Competition as a mentor of Team 116 (from Herndon High School) and a member of the FRC Game Design Committee.

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                            • 3 votes
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                              • 4 votes
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                                • Data (Brent Spiner)

                                  Lt Cmdr, US Space Force, 3rd in cmd of USS Starship Enterprise.

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                                  • 3 votes
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                                    • Kenneth Silberman, B.A., M.Eng., J.D.

                                      Dr. Silberman is an engineer with over twenty years of NASA experience and is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar. He holds a Master's degree in aerospace engineering from Cornell University and a Bachelor's degree in astronomy from the University of Pennsylvania. He understands that the future of the space program is dependent on openness and accountability to the American People.

                                      14 votes
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                                      • Buzz Aldrin

                                        If John Glenn can be suggested to be coopted then why not Buzz? Untiring visionary and proponent, and for sure an extremely strong supporter of both human space flight, exploration, AND infrastructure - getting serious about getting off the planet and opening the high frontier

                                        68 votes
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                                        • Zachary C. Krevor

                                          Currently a Senior Reliability Engineer for Lockheed Martin, working on Project Orion. Has extensive knowledge of the propulsion and ECLSS subsystems on Orion in addition to general knowledge of the spacecraft as a whole.

                                          Holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering along with a M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Received a B.S. from UCLA in Mechanical Engineering.

                                          While relatively young, has experience working on a variety of NASA contracts during his career. He has worked for the private space industry (Blue Origin), the commercial space industry (Lockheed Martin), and government space programs(NASA-KSC). Will bring fresh ideas…

                                          202 votes
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