Former NASA Administrator James Beggs Dies

James Beggs
Credit: NASA

HOUSTON—James M. Beggs, who served as the sixth of NASA’s 13 administrators, died April 23 in Bethesda, Maryland, where he lived. The Pittsburgh native was 94. He served as NASA administrator from July 10, 1981, through Dec. 4, 1985. During his tenure as part of the Reagan administration, Beggs...

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