Science and Exploration

Dava Newman – New Deputy Administrator at NASA

By Keith Cowing
October 8, 2014
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Dava Newman – New Deputy Administrator at NASA
Dave Newman

Dava Newman from MIT will be the next Deputy Administrator at NASA – if confirmed. An official announcement regarding this nomination from the White House is expected soon.

P.S. She’s cool.

We’ll have more details as this story develops. Meanwhile, these links will lead you to information on the advanced spacesuit design that she’s been working on at MIT.

MIT bio
Dava Newman – Aerospace Engineer/Sailor, PBS
Shrink-wrapping Spacesuits. MIT

SpaceRef co-founder, Explorers Club Fellow, ex-NASA, Away Teams, Journalist, Space & Astrobiology, Lapsed climber.