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Next Launch GPS IIF-8 on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
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29 Oct 14 17:21:00 GMT
29 Oct 14 13:21:00 EDT

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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 [...]