Senate Confirms NASA Administrator

April 19, 2018

WASHINGTON  U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, issued the following statement on the confirmation of the president’s nominee to lead the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jim Bridenstine.

“Today, the Senate voted to confirm Jim Bridenstine to be NASA Administrator, filling another important administration position that has stood empty for too long,” said Thune. “I am confident that Congressman Bridenstine’s leadership will serve NASA well, and I wish him the best as he begins his new role.”