Christopher Scolese

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Christopher Scolese
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Director of Goddard Space Flight Center
Assumed office
March 5, 2012
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
DeputyGeorge Morrow
Preceded byRob Strain
Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In office
January 20, 2009 – July 17, 2009
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyLori Garver
Preceded byMichael D. Griffin
Succeeded byCharles Bolden
Personal details
Born1956 (age 61–62)
United States
Alma materState University of New York at Buffalo
The George Washington University
AwardsNASA 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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