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Richard Truly

Adm. Richard H. Truly is a former fighter pilot and astronaut. As the eighth Administrator of NASA from 1989 to 1992, he was the first former astronaut to head the space agency.

After leaving NASA, Truly led the Georgia Tech Research Institute from 1992 to 1997, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory from 1997 to 2005

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The first man to set foot on the Moon fifty years ago this summer is remembered by his friend and colleague, a former astronaut and Administrator of NASA.