Space Foundation comments on nomination of Shana Dale as NASA Deputy Administrator
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 13, 2005) -- The Space Foundation issued the following statement in response to the White House announcement that Shane Dale has been nominated to serve as NASA Deputy Administrator. The statement should be attributed to Space Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Elliot G. Pulham. "With the White House nomination of Shana Dale, NASA continues to assemble an experienced and energetic team to address the challenges ahead. "Ms. Dale brings a unique blend of expertise and leadership gained on Capitol Hill, within the White House, and with NASA. Once confirmed, she should play a key role in the essential task of transforming the agency to better confront the exploration challenges of the future." About the Space Foundation Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that vigorously advances civil, commercial, and national security space endeavors and educational excellence. The Space Foundation has offices in Washington, D.C., and Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Space Foundation annually conducts, along with its partnering organizations, Strategic Space 2005, Oct. 4-6, in Omaha, Neb.; Florida Space 2005, Nov. 15-17 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Fla.; and the Foundation's signature event, the National Space Symposium, April 3-6, 2006, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. For more information, visit www.spacefoundation.org.