Dr. Thomas O. Paine

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When: 31 January 1968

Dr. Thomas O. Paine served as Deputy Administrator from January 31, 1968 to October 8, 1968, then as Acting Administrator from October 8, 1968, to March 21, 1969. He assumed the position of NASA Administrator on March 22, 1969 and served in that capacity until September 15, 1970. Prior to his time at NASA, Dr. Paine worked for General Electric conducting research on magnetic and composite materials. After serving as NASA Administrator, he returned to General Electric. In 1985 the White House chose him as chair of a National Commission on Space. Dr. Paine died in May 1992.

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Date: January 31, 1968

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