STEM-Talk
STEM-Talk
Dawn Kernagis and Ken Ford
The most interesting people in the world of science and technology
Episode 23: Michael Griffin discusses his tenure as NASA administrator and the challenges of space exploration
Posted Oct 24, 2016 at 11:00 pm.
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    On March 11, 2005, President George W. Bush announced his intention to nominate Griffin to serve as the 11th Administrator of NASA. He was confirmed by the Senate on April 13, 2005 and served until January 20, 2009. Griffin knew NASA well. He had been NASA’s associate administrator for exploration in the early 1990s, as well as its chief engineer.