From: National Space Society
Posted: Monday, April 24, 2006
Society announces that General Worden will deliver closing address at upcoming International Space Development Conference
WASHINGTON, DC: The National Space Society lauds the choice of General Simon "Pete" Worden as the new Director of the NASA Ames Research Center.
Among many accomplishments in a notable career, General Worden has served with distinction on NSS's Board of Governors and Policy Committee, continuing his lifetime of personal leadership towards the creation of a spacefaring civilization.
"Ames is a crucial center for NASA's future explorations and organizational transformation, and Worden is well suited to provide leadership in both areas," said George Whitesides, NSS Executive Director.
General Worden will give the closing luncheon talk at the society's upcoming International Space Development Conference, on Sunday, May 7 in Los Angeles
The society congratulates General Worden on his new position and looks forward to the leadership he will bring to NASA Ames.
About the National Space Society
The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, grassroots organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. Founded in 1974, NSS is widely acknowledged as the preeminent citizen's voice on space. NSS counts thousands of members and over 50 chapters in the United States and around the world. The society also publishes Ad Astra magazine, an award-winning periodical chronicling the most important developments in space. For more information about NSS, how to join or donate, or the annual International Space Development Conference, visit: http://www.nss.org
George T. Whitesides
phone: 202 429 1600
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