15 November 2001
Announcements - General (Ugly)
Bush Set to Nominate New Administrator
One without a background in space
by Alan Breakstone
By Alan Breakstone

The White House intends to nominate Sean O'Keefe for the position of NASA Administrator.

Mr. O'Keefe is currently an assistant director of the White House's Office of Management and Budget and has been studying the financial mishandling of ISS. He is also a former Secretary of the Navy, a university professor, and a management expert.

He has no background or interest in space travel.

See www.nasa.gov for more details.
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Alan Breakstone 15 November 2001
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