New NASA chief faces monumental job CNN

The brainy rocket scientist nominated by President George W. Bush and endorsed by key members of Congress to lead NASA as it shifts from space shuttles to moon ships seems to have it all and know it all. But Michael Griffin will need every one of his seven degrees plus political savvy to take on the monumental challenges ahead of him. Getting NASA out of the shuttle business and back into hands-on lunar exploration will clearly be his biggest task.