The Oklahoma Republican told a Tulsa TV station that he was recently interviewed again by the White House for the job.
Dave Davis, Global Eagle Entertainment’s chief executive from July 2014 until February this year, left the company at the same time as Chief Financial Officer Tom Severson. Their departure also coincided with the company’s announcement that it would be late filing its annual financial report.
Global satellite fleet operator SES has elevated the role of O3b Networks Chief Executive Steve Collar to one that oversees all of the company’s non-video broadcast business.
The United States must get better at declassifying and sharing space information to maintain a safe environment in orbit, the head of U.S. Strategic Command advised.
During the Space Foundation’s luncheon honoring Piers Sellers, speakers lauded the former astronaut for his tireless work to draw attention to Earth’s changing climate and to seek technological solutions to limit mankind’s impact on the planet.
China is pushing forward on a number of space fronts, including milestone-making robotic missions to the moon, as well as scoping out an automated Mars sample--return mission by 2030.
"There is no question that space will be a contested domain in any future conflict," Heather Wilson said.
"Perhaps there will be some future bill that makes a difference for Mars, but this is not it," he wrote.
Vice President Mike Pence said March 21 that he expects the Trump administration to reestablish the National Space Council, a move that has the backing of a key member of Congress.
A leading official in China’s lunar and Mars exploration program was reportedly denied a visa by the United States to attend a scientific conference here this week.
Vice President Mike Pence didn’t offer any hints about what the Trump administration might do in space when he met with Buzz Aldrin last week, the former astronaut said March 14.
Congressman Jim Bridenstine, among the leading candidates to be the next NASA administrator, called upon his fellow lawmakers Thursday to support the Pentagon as it adapts to a radically shifting landscape in orbit.
A panel of former NASA astronauts and officials offered tentative support Feb. 16 for an agency study announced this week to examine putting a crew on the first flight of the Space Launch System.