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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bolden

Charles Frank Bolden Jr. (born August 19, 1946) is a former Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps Major General, and a former NASA astronaut. A 1968 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he became a Marine Aviator and test pilot. After his service as an astronaut, he became Deputy  ...

www.nasa.gov/about/highlights/bolden_bio.html

Aug 3, 2017 ... Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., (USMC-Ret.) was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 12th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He began his duties as head of the agency on July 17, 2009. As Administrator, Bolden leads a nationwide ...

www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/bolden-cf.pdf

Jan 20, 2017 ... Summary: Charles F. Bolden Jr. was selected as an astronaut in 1980. During his 14 years as an astronaut, the South Carolina native logged more than 680 hours in space during four space shuttle missions, twice as commander and twice as pilot. His missions included deployment of the Hubble Space ...

news.usc.edu/135924/astronaut-and-nasa-leader-charles-f-bolden-jr-rejoins-usc-board-of-trustees

Feb 7, 2018 ... Charles F. Bolden Jr. MS '77, former NASA administrator and space shuttle pilot, has been elected to the USC Board of Trustees. A retired Marine Corps major general, Bolden served for 34 years in the military. He earned his master's degree in systems management from USC in 1977 and previously ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-Bolden

Charles Bolden, in full Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., (born August 19, 1946, Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.), American astronaut who served as administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from 2009. Bolden received a bachelor's degree in electrical science from the U.S. Naval Academy in ...

www.blackpast.org/aah/bolden-jr-charles-f-1946

Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., NASA's first permanent black administrator, was born to Charles Frank and Ethel Bolden, both teachers, on August 19th, 1946 in Columbia, South Carolina. He rose to the rank of Major General in the United States Marine Corps and was a National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA) ...

www.washingtonspeakers.com/speakers/speaker.cfm?SpeakerID=23727

Through personal anecdotes and leadership insights from his Marine Corps and NASA experiences that testify to the ability of the human spirit to overcome adversity and set new expectations for the future, Charles (Charlie) Bolden challenges audiences to consider what we can accomplish when we dream big together.

www.lord.com/our-company/leadership/board-of-directors/thehonorable-charles-bolden

The Honorable Charles F. Bolden, Jr. joined the LORD Corporation Board of Directors in February 2017. Bolden most recently served as the 12th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from July 17, 2009 until January 20, 2017. Earlier in his career, Bolden served 34 years in the United ...

www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/02/09/466191748/first-black-nasa-administrator-charles-bolden-pleaded-to-get-into-naval-academy

Feb 9, 2016 ... He had been in correspondence with Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson during his junior year of high school, and Bolden was banking on this connection resulting in a vice presidential appointment to the academy. Bolden explains that everyone is eligible for a nomination from the vice president, but that ...