Finally, Nick Lampson rules himself out

by | Apr 8, 2009 | Constellation, exploration, NASA | 0 comments

Thankfully, the silliness can end and one more name can be struck off the growing list of never wozzas for the post of NASA administrator. Jeff Foust has reported that Nick Lampson has told the Houston Chronicle that he will not be a candidate for NASA administrator

It was pretty apparent to me and Jeff, when we spoke to Lampson at the 25th National Space Symposium last week, that he was a bit bewildered by the spotlight being shone on him for the top civil space job

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