U.S. President Barack Obama’s science adviser told Congress May 14 a NASA administrator will be announced “very shortly.”
Obama's 2010 budget request calls for a full review of NASA's plans and does not reflect his campaign promises, officials said.
NASA's 2009 astronaut class will be the first in 3 decades with no chance to launch on a space shuttle.
The Feb. 10 collision of two satellites highlights the challenge of preventing such events and is a sign of more to come.
NASA Associate Administrator Chris Scolese is leading the space agency until a successor is settled.