Saturday, April 7, 2012

NASA appointments

Mississippi native Arthur E. "Gene" Goldman has been named acting director of the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. He was named to the post last month after serving as deputy director from March 2010. From 2008 until 2010 Goldman was the director of Stennis Space Center, Miss. In addition, Robert Champion, a native of Woodstock, Ala., has been appointed deputy director of Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where he was acting deputy director and chief operations officer from 2010 until this latest appointment. Earlier, Chris M. Crumbly, a native of Rome, Ga., was appointed director of Michoud, where he had been deputy director from March 2011. (Sources: NASA, 04/05/12, 04/06/12, 04/03/12)