BOSTON (Tomorrow.io PR) — The Tomorrow Companies Inc. (“Tomorrow.io”), developer of a leading platform for global weather and climate security, today announced the addition of former NASA astronauts Dr. Kathryn Sullivan and Steve Smith to the company’s advisory board.
Dr. Sullivan was the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). She was appointed by President Biden to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Mr. Smith was Deputy Chief of the NASA Astronaut Corps, served as a U.S. Diplomat overseas for 12 years, and is now a Director of the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory.
Former astronaut Pam Melroy and Kathryn Sullivan also named to review teams
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by Douglas Messier Managing Editor
President-elect Joe Biden has appointed former NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan to lead the review team assigned to the space agency.
Stofan, a planetary scientist who became the first female director of the National Air and Space Museum in 2018, leads an eight-member team that includes former NASA astronaut Pam Melroy and former NASA chief scientist Waleed Abdalati.
Biden has also appointed Kathryn Sullivan, who was part of the first group of women recruited as NASA astronauts, to serve on the agency review team for the Department of Commerce.
Shotwell is listed in the Titans category and credited with guiding SpaceX to success.
“She is not only a quintessential engineer with a passion to build things, but also a “people engineer” who thrives on working with colleagues and customers. Gwynne Shotwell is helping to launch our future, and I can’t wait to see what she does next,” former NASA astronaut Kathryn Sullivan wrote.
Koch and Meir were listed together in the Pioneers category for conducting the first all-female spacewalk from the International Space Station in October 2019.
“I believe that Koch and Meir, by their sheer skill and execution, shift us closer to a template based on intelligence, agility, capability, integrity, courage and excellence,” wrote former NASA astronaut Mae Jemison.