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Saturday, February 19, 2005
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NASA deputy administrator Fred Gregory is expected to be named the agency's acting chief, a congressional spokesman said on Feb. 17, 2005. Gregory, shown at an Aug. 5, 2003 news conference, has been deputy administrator since 2002, after having served on three shuttle missions. He was selected as an astronaut in January 1978.
He will be the first African American ever appointed. More below.
Former astronaut Fred Gregory is expected to be named NASA's acting chief, becoming the first African-American to head the U.S. space agency, a congressional spokesman said on Thursday.
House Science Committee spokesman Joe Pouliot said Gregory will become acting administrator to replace NASA chief Sean O'Keefe, whose last day on the job is Friday.
This is an unexpected surprise to me. Ironic that it has happened under an "evil conservatives" presidency. Probably won't get much notice in the blogosphere...at least by the liberals. Selah!
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