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Mike Rein
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12.13.04
 
RELEASE : 98-04
 
 
KSC Director Statement Concerning Adm. O'Keefe Announcement
 
 
Kennedy Space Center Director Jim Kennedy stated the following for public release regarding NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe's announcement.

"Sean O'Keefe's tenure as our administrator is defined by brilliant leadership and bold action and NASA is a better agency now than prior to his arrival. He courageously led us through both the Columbia tragedy and the investigation that followed. Sean's leadership transformed our structure and culture, paving the way for our Space Shuttle's successful return to flight in 2005. But without a doubt, his greatest legacy is America's new Vision for Space Exploration. Working with the President, his administration and Congress, it's now the official space policy of the United States that will take NASA back to the Moon, then to Mars and beyond. It was evident from the very beginning he cares about the NASA and contractor family and it inspired us all to achieve greatness. The entire KSC family wishes Sean, Laura and their family the very best in their future!"
 

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