Science • Space
2020-06-13T06:30:01+00:00

Kathy Lueders named as NASA's new head of Human Spaceflight Office

Kathy Lueders named as NASA's new head of Human Spaceflight Office
NASA’s Kathy Lueders participates in a post-launch news conference inside the Press Site auditorium at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020 Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

Director of NASA's Commercial Crew Program Kathy Lueders has been named as the next associate administrator of the Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Mission Directorate. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, who announced Lueders' promotion on Friday, spoke highly of her: "Kathy gives us the extraordinary experience and passion we need to continue to move forward with Artemis and our goal of landing the first woman and the next man on the Moon by 2024."

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