NASA chief Jim Bridenstine will reportedly step down beneath Biden administration
NASA chief Jim Bridenstine will step down as soon as President-elect Joe Biden takes workplace, in keeping with a report. Bridenstine thinks NASA can have a greater likelihood of political success with a brand new chief, AerospaceDaily reported Sunday. The brand new chief would have “an in depth relationship with the [next] president of the USA,” Bridenstine reportedly stated.
“The precise query right here is, ‘What’s in the very best curiosity of NASA as an company, and what’s in the very best curiosity of America’s exploration program?'” Bridenstine informed AerospaceDaily. “You want any person who’s trusted by the administration … I believe that I might not be the suitable particular person for that in a brand new administration.”
Bridenstine, a former Republican congressman from Oklahoma,. Whereas in Congress, he served on the Committee of Science, Area and Know-how.
NASA did not instantly reply to a request for remark.