Bill Nelson

NASA Announces New Associate Administrator

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 7:55pm

b'WASHINGTON, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson announced Monday Robert D. Cabana, who has served as director of NASA\'s Kennedy Space Center in Florida since 2008, will serve as associate administrator effective Monday, May 17.

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  • b'WASHINGTON, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson announced Monday Robert D. Cabana, who has served as director of NASA\'s Kennedy Space Center in Florida since 2008, will serve as associate administrator effective Monday, May 17.
  • "Bob is the real deal he has the vision and management skills to bring NASA to even higher heights.
  • "\n"I\'m honored to have been selected by Sen. Nelson to serve as associate administrator of NASA," Cabana said.
  • "Bill and I have a shared passion for America\'s space program, and I look forward to serving NASA and our nation in this new capacity.

NASA Celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:50pm

This year\'s AAPI Heritage Month brings heightened awareness and significance, given the recent violence directed against Asian Americans," said NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson.

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  • This year\'s AAPI Heritage Month brings heightened awareness and significance, given the recent violence directed against Asian Americans," said NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson.
  • "The Biden-Harris Administration and NASA are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion, where all employees are welcomed, respected, connected, and engaged.
  • I am fully committed to ensuring the president\'s vision is carried out at NASA and beyond.
  • The panelists will share a story of their life journeys as an Asian American and/or Pacific Islander in America.

Sen. Bill Nelson Statement on National Space Council

Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 7:07pm

b'WASHINGTON, May 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The following is a statement from Sen. Bill Nelson, who the U.S. Senate confirmed as the 14th NASA administrator on April 29, regarding the announcement Saturday that Vice President Kamala Harris will chair the National Space Council:\n"The Vice President is the perfect person to lead the federal government\'s space policy, which is increasingly complex, with many nations in space.\n"Vice President Lyndon Johnson was the first chair of the National Space Council when America initially ventured beyond Earth.

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  • b'WASHINGTON, May 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The following is a statement from Sen. Bill Nelson, who the U.S. Senate confirmed as the 14th NASA administrator on April 29, regarding the announcement Saturday that Vice President Kamala Harris will chair the National Space Council:\n"The Vice President is the perfect person to lead the federal government\'s space policy, which is increasingly complex, with many nations in space.\n"Vice President Lyndon Johnson was the first chair of the National Space Council when America initially ventured beyond Earth.
  • Now, Vice President Harris will coordinate our nation\'s efforts to ensure America continues to lead in space.
  • It is an exciting time for our space program.
  • "\nFor information about NASA\'s research, missions, and activities, visit:\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sen-bill-nelson-statement-on-nat...\n'

Statements on Bill Nelson's Senate Confirmation as NASA Administrator

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 1:00am

b'WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The following are statements from Sen. Bill Nelson and acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Thursday\'s U.S. Senate confirmation of Nelson as the 14th administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration:\n"I am honored by the President\'s nomination and the Senate vote," Nelson said.

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  • b'WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The following are statements from Sen. Bill Nelson and acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Thursday\'s U.S. Senate confirmation of Nelson as the 14th administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration:\n"I am honored by the President\'s nomination and the Senate vote," Nelson said.
  • "\n"I\'m happy to welcome Bill to the NASA family," said Jurczyk.
  • "It\'s been an amazing year for NASA and our commercial and international partners, and I look forward to working with Bill and the Biden-Harris Administration to build on the incredible momentum we\'ve built so far.
  • It has been an honor to serve as acting administrator, but it\'s the NASA workforce that makes the agency one-of-a-kind.

NASA Statement on Nomination of Bill Nelson for Agency Administrator

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 7:18pm

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk released the following statement after today's nomination by President Joe Biden of Bill Nelson to serve as the 14th NASA administrator:

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  • WASHINGTON, March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk released the following statement after today's nomination by President Joe Biden of Bill Nelson to serve as the 14th NASA administrator:
    "I'm pleased President Biden has nominated former U.S.
  • Senator Bill Nelson to lead our agency.
  • Bill has a proven history of supporting our work here at NASA, and has helped advance America's position in human exploration, science, aeronautics, and technology.
  • He was appointed to the NASA Advisory Council by former Administrator Jim Bridenstine in May 2019.

Bullsugar.org Endorses Bill Nelson for US Senate, Releases Florida Voter Guides

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 1:31pm

STUART, Fla., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Clean water advocate Bullsugar.org today announced its endorsement of Sen. Bill Nelson for US Senate, and the release of its bi-partisan voter guides for the 2018 general elections.

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  • STUART, Fla., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Clean water advocate Bullsugar.org today announced its endorsement of Sen. Bill Nelson for US Senate, and the release of its bi-partisan voter guides for the 2018 general elections.
  • Bullsugar.org's voter guides identify candidates committed to policymaking that addresses Florida's toxic bloom crises and the restoration of America's Everglades.
  • "The policies that led to toxic blooms on Florida's coasts put human health at risk, damage our economy, and threaten Florida's wildlife and environment.
  • Bullsugar.org's Voter Guides for the 2018 General Election are available at bullsugar.org/vote.