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Donald Trump nominated a man with no space experience to be NASA’s second-in-command

Tim Fernholz
Donald Trump nominated a man with no space experience to be NASA’s second-in-command

The White House announced today president Donald Trump’s intent to nominate James Morhard, a long-time senate aide with no experience in space technology, to be the deputy administrator of NASA. In doing so, Trump is passing over Dr. Janet Kavandi, an astronaut and respected leader of one of the space agency’s research centers. Kavandi was…