Pamela Melroy

Pamela Ann Melroy is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut who is the current nominee of President Joe Biden to serve as Deputy Administrator of NASA. She served as pilot on Space Shuttle missions STS-92 and STS-112 and commanded mission STS-120 before leaving the agency in August 2009. After serving as Deputy Program Manager, Space Exploration Initiatives with Lockheed Martin, Melroy joined the Federal Aviation Administration in 2011, where she was a senior technical advisor and director of field operations for the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation. In 2013, she left the FAA and joined DARPA as Deputy Director of the Tactical Technology Office. She left the agency in February 2017. Melroy will be inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The ceremony, planned for May 2020, has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NASA Deputy Admin. Pamela Melroy to Address 2022 International Mars Society Convention at Arizona State University on Friday, October 21st (11:00 am local time).

Deputy NASA Administrator Pamela Melroy to Address 2021 Mars Society Convention

President Biden nominates former astronaut Pamela Melroy for NASA deputy administrator