NASA’s Johnson Space Center Gets a New Director

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The Johnson Space Center at NASA is getting a new director. Ellen Ochoa currently heads this space center located in Houston, Texas. Ochoa will retire on May 25 this year. Ochoa has spent 30 years at NASA. 

The new director in the person of Mark Geyer currently holds an interim position at the NASA headquarters. The administrator of NASA, Jim Bridenstine, announced his appointment on May 14th. Meyer will be in charge of over 10,000 employees and several facilities. 

Mark Geyer has worked at NASA for almost 30 years. According to Jim Bridenstine, he is the best candidate for the position because he has gathered a lot of experience while working his way up the ranks at the agency. 

Mark Geyer holds a bachelor of science degree in Aeronautics. He also has a masters degree in Aeronautics all from the Cradle of Astronauts, Purdue University. He assumed the position as the acting deputy associate administrator for Technical for the Human

 

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