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Commercial Spaceflight Federation Congratulates Jim Bridenstine on Confirmation as NASA Administrator

Washington, DC – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) congratulates Representative Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) on his confirmation as Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

“We applaud the Senate’s confirmation of Jim Bridenstine to lead NASA. NASA needs dedicated and inspired leadership, and Representative Bridenstine is an outstanding choice to provide precisely that,” said Dr. Alan Stern, board chair of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation. “Congratulations to Representative Bridenstine on this appointment to lead NASA: We look forward to working with you to advance America’s civil and commercial spaceflight enterprises.  We also thank Acting Administrator Lightfoot for his leadership since January of 2017.“

“Since he was elected to Congress, Representative Bridenstine has been a constant champion and advocate for the space industry, being keenly aware of the benefits it provides the nation.” said Eric Stallmer, President of CSF. “His knowledge and passion for space, science, and technology will serve him well in the position of Administrator.”