Personal View: NASA Glenn leadership and growth is vital for region and country

June 5, 2022 – NASA Glenn is an innovation and economic powerhouse that can drive even greater growth for our region and state.

Working together, we have developed a strategy to advocate for increased funding and program roles for the center to expand its impact. Through the leadership of our senators and congressional delegation, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb, Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish and others, it has resulted in significant recent successes. As the agency selects a new director, we ask the NASA administrator to consider that a committed leader and partner is crucial to the center, the agency and the region.

Space fascinates, captivates and inspires. While we eagerly await further discoveries in space, we often do not see how NASA’s inventions help on Earth. NASA Glenn is engaged in research that has broad potential to transform how we live, from communications technology to power distribution, aircraft propulsion, health care and more.

Read more at Crain’s Cleveland.

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