U.S. Needs Near-term Results in Human Space Exploration

Next January will see the eighth anniversary of President George W. Bush’s announcement of the Vision for Space Exploration (VSE), which set the nation on a renewed course to send Americans to explore beyond Earth orbit.

Eight years — that’s about how long it took from John Kennedy’s lunar landing challenge in 1961 to the […]

NASA’s Associate Administrator For Science Ed Weiler To Retire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Ed Weiler, who has worked almost 33 years as a leader in NASA’s science exploration programs, will retire from the agency effectiveSept. 30.

Weiler most recently served as the associate administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate at agency Headquarters in Washington, directing a variety of research and science programs in Earth science, heliophysics, […]