James R. Thompson Jr.

James R. Thompson Jr.

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James R. Thompson Jr. was a Deputy Administrator for NASA with six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Conference Committee. The year with the most videos was 1988 with three videos as a Director for the Marshall Space Flight Center. 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: 4

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

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

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