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A politician who said politicians shouldn’t run NASA wants to run NASA

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From Ars Technica:
"On Monday, a rumor that has simmered in Washington for several weeks boiled to the surface—that former US Senator Bill Nelson, a Democrat from Florida, is a leading contender to become the next NASA administrator."

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/02 ... -run-nasa/

Curious. Probably just click bait, since Bill Nelson is also known for being an astronaut first, before becoming a politician. Maybe he'd be a good choice?

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Re: A politician who said politicians shouldn’t run NASA wants to run NASA

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IMHO Over half of NASA's problems start on Capitol Hill so he isn't necessarily a bad choice.

At the very least, when some congress-critter calls him to jerk NASA around, he could answer the phone with, 'Hey Bob! How are the wife and kids? Now what can I do for you?" :lol:
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Re: A politician who said politicians shouldn’t run NASA wants to run NASA

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From Ars Technica:
"Here are five questions we would ask the nominee for NASA administrator"

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/03 ... nistrator/

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Re: A politician who said politicians shouldn’t run NASA wants to run NASA

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And the new NASA President is:

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/vice ... ill-nelson

All the best to him going forward.

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