Christopher Scolese

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Christopher Scolese
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Director of Goddard Space Flight Center
Assumed office
March 5, 2012
President Barack Obama
Donald Trump
Deputy George Morrow
Preceded by Rob Strain
Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In office
January 20, 2009 – July 17, 2009
President Barack Obama
Deputy Lori Garver
Preceded by Michael D. Griffin
Succeeded by Charles Bolden
Personal details
Born 1956 (age 61–62)
United States
Alma mater State University of New York at Buffalo
The George Washington University
Awards NASA Distinguished Service Medal

Christopher J. Scolese is director of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. He was named to the position effective March 5, 2012.[1]


  1. ^ Weaver, David; Stanfield, Jennifer (February 21, 2012). "NASA Administrator Announces Senior Leadership Changes" (Press release). Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA. Retrieved April 6, 2012.

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