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David Mould
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202-358-1898
david.r.mould@nasa.gov

June 30, 2008
 
RELEASE : 08-163
 
 
NASA Administrator Statement on the Death of Robert Seamans
 
 
WASHINGTON -- The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Michael Griffin regarding the death Dr. Robert C. Seamans, Jr., NASA deputy administrator from 1965 to 1968:

"Robert Seamans was one of the early leaders in launching NASA's efforts to explore the new frontier of space. As NASA's associate administrator and then deputy administrator, Bob, as a top manager and consummate engineer, was instrumental in the decision making, planning and program execution that enabled the United States to meet President Kennedy's goal of landing men on the moon. He will be remembered as one of the great pioneers and leaders of America's space program."

 

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