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January 4, 2010 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2010-04

Astronaut John Grunsfeld Appointed STScI Deputy Director

January 4, 2010: Dr. John M. Grunsfeld has been appointed Deputy Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Md. effective January 4, 2010. He succeeds Dr. Michael Hauser, who stepped down in October. STScI is the science operations center for NASA's orbiting Hubble Space Telescope and the James Webb Space Telescope planned to be launched in 2014.

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