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O'Keefe Talks to The Guardian About SpaceX's Latest Venture

January 4, 2022
The first orbital test launch of the largest and most powerful rocket ship ever to leave Earth—SpaceX’s towering Starship, from its Starbase headquarters in Texas—is seen by many as a pathway back to the moon for the first time in half a century.

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Lambright Discusses How NASA Administrators Transfer Power on Federal News Network

December 9, 2021
Professor Harry Lambright recently penned a report which draws on insights from recent and past NASA administrators to chart how leaders have passed the torch toward enabling machine and human space exploration of Mars, and its long-term impact on strategic priorities for the space program. 

O'Keefe Quoted in BBC Article on the Need for New Spacesuits

November 29, 2021
University Professor Sean O'Keefe is quoted in the BBC article, "Upcoming Moon missions spur the search for new spacesuits."

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On NPR, Sean O'Keefe Weighs in on Renaming NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

September 30, 2021

O'Keefe, University Professor and former NASA administrator, made the decision to name the telescope after Webb in 2002.

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Harry Lambright discusses the James Webb Space Telescope with Johns Hopkins Magazine

September 28, 2021
Professor Harry Lambright says Webb was always looking ahead from the standpoint of NASA and what it could do in the future.

O'Keefe discusses Richard Branson's space flight with CNBC, The Hill

July 12, 2021
University Professor Sean O’Keefe, former NASA administrator, joined CNBC's Worldwide Exchange to discuss the space flight, and what it means for the billionaire and for the world. O'Keefe also wrote a piece, "Richard Branson's space flight changes the way we look at space," that was published in The Hill. 

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O'Keefe remembers space shuttle Columbia tragedy on LocalSYR's Bridge Street

February 2, 2021
Sean O'Keefe remembers the Shuttle Columbia tragedy on LocalSYR's Bridge Street.

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