Chairman Rockefeller Statement On President Obama's Nomination Of General Charles Bolden For Administrator Of NASA

May 26, 2009

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV issued the following statement following President Obama’s nomination of General Charles Bolden for Administrator of NASA:

"I applaud President Obama for nominating General Charles Bolden to be Administrator of NASA.  General Bolden's service to this country as a United States Marine is incredibly admirable and will bring just the kind of leadership and management NASA needs as America launches a new era of innovation, creativity and prosperity.  I look forward to moving this nomination through the Commerce Committee in short order."