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Lori Garver '83 Nominated as Deputy Administrator of NASA

Three Colorado College graduates have now been tapped by President Barack Obama to serve in his administration.
Lori Garver, who graduated in 1983 with a degree in political science and economics, was nominated on May 23 as the deputy administrator of NASA. Former Colorado senator Ken Salazar '77 serves as Obama's secretary of the interior and Jane Lubchenco '69 as head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Garver, the NASA deputy administrator nominee, advised Obama's presidential campaign and transition team on space issues. She is the president of Capital Space, LLC, and has served as senior advisor for space at the Avascent Group, a strategy and management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. She will serve under Charles Bolden, a former space shuttle commander, who was named to head NASA as the agency prepares to revive lunar missions.
"These talented individuals will help put NASA on course to boldly push the boundaries of science, aeronautics and exploration in the 21st century and ensure the long-term vibrancy of America's space program," Obama said in a statement issued by the White House. More information is available at: and

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