James R. Thompson Jr.

James R. Thompson Jr.

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James R. Thompson Jr. was a Deputy Administrator for NASA with seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Task Force as a Director for the Marshall Space Flight Center. The year with the most videos was 1988 with three videos. Most appearances with James Fletcher (2), Richard H. Truly (2). Most common tag: Space.

Appearances by Title:


Deputy Administrator, NASA c. July 6, 1989 - c. November 8, 1991 Videos: 2 Director, Marshall Space Flight Center c. January 11, 1988 - c. November 7, 1991 Videos: 5

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    NOAA Satellite Problems

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the development of the National Oceanic and Aeronautic Administration’s new weather satellite,…

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    Future of U.S. Space Program

    Speakers in the forum sponsored by the American News Women’s Club discussed what directions the National Oceanic and Space…

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    NASA Solid Rocket Motors

    The subcommittee held a hearing on NASA’s appropriations request for FY89, specifically the agency’s proposed development of…

  • Return of Space Shuttle to Flight Status

    Return of Space Shuttle to Flight Status

    The subcommittee held oversight hearings on the reinstatement of space shuttles into active duty, emphasizing a proposed…

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