Facts of Robert Lightfoot
|Full Name:||Robert Lightfoot|
|Birth Date:||, 1963|
|Birth Place:||Alabama, USA|
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We need both, rovers and people. The rovers go there and they scout, they are our scouts. They tell us what we need to know when we take humans. And we think that taking humans is what we want to do from an exploration perspective, pushing human's presence into deep space is kind of written into our DNA.
Relationship Statistics of Robert Lightfoot
|What is Robert Lightfoot marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|Is Robert Lightfoot having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Robert Lightfoot gay ?:||No|
|Who is Robert Lightfoot wife ? (name):||Caroline Smith|
More about the relationship
Robert Lightfoot has kept his personal life private and out of the spotlight. He usually doesn’t talk about his private life in media and public. He is currently married to Caroline Smith. There is no any information about his personal life and married life. Their marriage date is unknown. There is no any record of their children till now. The couple has been married for a long time now and their relationship is going very well.
Who is Robert Lightfoot?
Robert Lightfoot is an American scientist. He is an engineer and the Acting Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). In addition, he is also the incumbent Associate Administrator of NASA. Previously, he worked as the eleventh Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Robert Lightfoot’s Early life, childhood, and education
Talking about his early life, Robert Lightfoot was born in 1963, in Montevallo, Alabama, United States. His birth name is Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. There is no any information about his parents as well as siblings. He has not revealed any information about his childhood life. Robert usually doesn’t talk about his private life in media and public. His nationality is American and he is of Native American ethnicity.
Robert completed his education from the University of Alabama. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Alabama.
Robert Lightfoot’s Career, salary, net worth
Robert began his career as a test engineer and program manager at NASA in 1989. He became deputy division chief of Marshall’s propulsion test division in 1998. The following year, he moved as a chief of propulsion test operations at NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center. Three years later, he became the deputy director of the Propulsion Test Directorate at Stennis. In 2009, he became the eleventh director of the Marshall Space Flight Center.
Then from 2003-05, in the Operations at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C, Robert was hired as an assistant associate administrator for the Space Shuttle Program.
He has also become the deputy director of Marshall in 2007 after that he retired.
In 2012, Robert became the space agency’s acting Associate Administrator.
Honors and Awards
Robert has won several honors in his career. He won the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Executives in 2006. The following year, he won a NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal. Since early 2017, he serves as the acting NASA Administrator. His salary and net worth are unknown.
Robert Lightfoot’s Rumors, Controversy
Robert and NASA recently faced criticisms from the House of Representatives when NASA members expressed general support for the agency’s $19.1 billion proposed budget. Many parties opposed the proposal to defund the Office of Education. Rumors are that the office would receive $37.3 million in 2018 to close out its operations.
Robert was the sole witness at both hearings. He also faced criticisms when he said that the decision was the outcome of an assessment on how the agency could do its outreach activities more efficiently.
Currently, there are no any rumors of his love affairs.
Robert Lightfoot’s Body Measurements
Robert’s height, weight, and other body measurements are unknown. His eye color and hair color is also unknown.
Social Media Profile
Robert Lightfoot is not active on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.