Press Release

NASA Administrator, New Head of Human Spaceflight Host Media Teleconference

By SpaceRef Editor
June 15, 2020
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, June 19, to introduce Kathy Lueders, the newly selected associate administrator of the agency’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.

To participate in the teleconference, media should contact Josh Finch at by 10 a.m. Friday, June 19, to receive the dial-in information.

Audio of the teleconference will stream live online at:

Prior to her appointment as the head of NASA’s human spaceflight office, Lueders served as the program manager for the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. Since 2014, she has worked with private industry to develop, test and fly next-generation American human space transportation systems to low-Earth orbit, including to the International Space Station.

For information about NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, visit:

SpaceRef staff editor.