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The Senate confirmed Bridenstine Thursday on a 50-49 party-line vote after two wavering Republicans — Marco Rubio of Florida and Jeff Flake of Arizona ... McCurdy suggested Bridenstine follow the lead of one of NASA's most noted administrators: James Webb, the one-time congressional aide and ...

Northrop Grumman is also under scrutiny because of integration problems with NASA's $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope that has pushed its launch date from October 2018 to May 2020, ... More recently, she was Democratic staff director for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Instead, he acknowledges that he thought he was in trouble for the first time since a Senate match in 1990 against the Republican who was then serving Hawaii's 1st ... with Sen. Jim Webb to rework the GI Bill for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee.
NASA announced another slip in the launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) today. Last fall the date slipped from ... grew from there. In 2010, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, then chair of the Senate appropriations subcommittee that funds NASA, directed NASA to conduct an independent review.
Last week, 61 U.S. representatives signed a letter urging Senate leadership to confirm Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Oklahoma, as NASA administrator. His nomination has been held up since September 2017. Meanwhile, NASA is in the midst of its longest gap in permanent leadership in the agency's history.
So that requires a Senate committee to first screen the candidate, and vote on whether they want that candidate to be heard by the entire Senate. And then the Senate needs to vote ... The shortest confirmation time was just 15 days, for James Webb back in 1961, he added. (The average appointment time is ...
Jim Webb as he considers a 2016 presidential bid, a Webb spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday. “She's been helping and advising him,” Webb spokesperson Jessica Vanden Berg said. Todd previously served as the communications director for Webb's 2006 Senate campaign in Virginia. She is not ...
The US Senate on Thursday confirmed Jim Bridenstine, a Republican Congress member from Oklahoma, to be the next administrator of NASA. The post ... NASA will be launching hugely important missions in the coming years, including the long-delayed and far over-budget James Webb Space Telescope.
In particular, he faced stiff opposition from Senate Democrats, led by Senator Bill Nelson (D–FL), and several Republicans against whom Bridenstine had ... The agency's troubled astrophysics division has seen its landmark mission, the $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, pushed back once again, ...


 

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