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Science Committee Democrats Welcome NASA Administrator Nominee

Press Release From: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democratic Caucus
Posted: Friday, March 11, 2005

(Washington, DC)  Science Committee Democrats commented today on the announced nomination of Dr. Michael D. Griffin as Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration:

Science Committee Ranking Member Rep. Bart Gordon (D-TN) said, "I am pleased with the President's nomination of Dr. Michael Griffin to be the next NASA Administrator.  He has earned a reputation for technical expertise, managerial competence, and integrity.  He will need all of those attributes in his new position.  I look forward to working with him to address the challenges facing NASA."

"Dr. Griffin has an impressive background in space-related fields, and I am encouraged by his nomination to be the next NASA Administrator.  I look forward to working with him on the full range of issues facing NASA, including the future of the Hubble Space Telescope," added Rep. Mark Udall (D-CO), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Space.

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