Astronauta Charles Bolden

Dati personali

Nome Charles Bolden
Data di nascita 1946-08-19
Nazionalità :us:
Tipo Governativo
Affiliazione National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Status Ritiratǝ
Tempo nello spazio 28 giorni, 8 ore, 36 minuti, 30 secondi [1]
Tempo in EVA -
Twitter @cboldenjr
Wikipedia Charles_Bolden

Note biografiche

(Traduzione automatica) Charles Frank Bolden Jr. is a former Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps Major General, and a former NASA astronaut.

A 1968 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he became a Marine Aviator and test pilot. After his service as an astronaut, he became Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen at the Naval Academy.

On May 23, 2009, President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Bolden as NASA Administrator and Lori Garver as Deputy NASA Administrator. Bolden was confirmed by the Senate on July 15, 2009. He was the first African American to head the agency on a permanent basis.

On January 12, 2017, Bolden announced his resignation from NASA during a town hall meeting at NASA Headquarters in Washington D.C. His last day would be January 19, and Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. was announced as acting NASA Administrator.


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Ultimo aggiornamento: 2023-11-11T00:56:43 con AstronautiBOT 11.2 - Fonte: LaunchLibrary2 API

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