The Senate confirmed Trump's NASA nominee Mr. Jim Bridenstine, an Oklahoma congressman, as the new NASA administrator in a vote: 50 Republicans voting for him and 47 Democrats plus two independents against," reports The New York Times.
- Non-scientific views
- Climate change denier
- He said "the people of Oklahoma are ready to accept" an apology from then-President Barack Obama for what Bridenstine called a "gross misallocation" of funds for climate change research instead of weather forecasting. In further news, our rockets will now be coal powered, and gay people aren't allowed in space.