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30 Jan 15 14:20:42 GMT
30 Jan 15 6:20:42 PST
30 Jan 15 9:20:42 Eastern

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Physicist and Former Astronaut John Grunsfeld to Head NASA Science Directorate

Five-time shuttle veteran John Grunsfeld has been given the nod to lead NASA's Science Directorate after the departure of Ed Weiler. Photo Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

WASHINGTON — NASA has named physicist and former astronaut John Grunsfeld as the new associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at the agency’s headquarters in Washington. Grunsfeld will […]