The National Space Club and Foundation has named former acting NASA Administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. the winner of the 2019 Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Trophy for his contributions to space exploration and aeronautics. Lightfoot’s 30-year career at NASA included 15 months as acting administrator during the early months of the Trump administration. At the same time, he continued as the agency’s associate administrator and chief operating officer. He retired from NASA in ...


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