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EADS wont rule out protest over mix-up

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- European Aeronautic Defense and Space Co. said it won't rule out a protest in the U.S. Air Force's arial tanker competition after officials mistakenly sent the Europeans and Boeing data on the competitor's bid.

O'Keefe hired as LSU chancellor

BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former NASA chief Sean O'Keefe is returning home to his native Louisiana as chancellor of the state's flagship university.

O'Keefe visits LSU campus

BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Former NASA chief Sean O'Keefe Wednesday began a two-day visit to Louisiana State University where he is a candidate for chancellor.

NASA chief O'Keefe resigns

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Sean O'Keefe Monday announced his resignation after three years on the job.

NASA head applies for LSU job

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe was poised Sunday to leave the Bush administration for a chancellor position at Louisiana State University.

NASA chief OKs robot Hubble mission

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- NASA has begun planning for an all-robot servicing mission to the ailing Hubble Space Telescope, United Press International has learned.

NASA chief calls for robots to save Hubble

DENVER, June 1 (UPI) -- NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe said Tuesday his agency wants proposals for robotic missions to save the Hubble Space Telescope.

NASA chief vows overhaul

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The head of NASA has vowed to overhaul the way the chastised space agency does its job.

NASA: Safety of crew not compromised

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe told legislators Wednesday the safety of shuttle Columbia crew members had not been compromised. Addressing doubts about the independence of the board investigating the accident, he also assured members of a joint hearing i

NASA: Nothing on ground caused tragedy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- There is no indication that anyone or anything on the ground caused the loss of space shuttle Columbia, said NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe. The shuttle broke up over Texas about 9 a.m. Saturday with a loss of seven crew members.

OMB official to be named as NASA head

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush has selected Sean O'Keefe, Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, to head NASA, sources tell United Press Internationa
FRANK SIETZEN, JR., UPI Science News

OMB official to be named as NASA head

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush has selected Sean O'Keefe, Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, to head NASA, sources tell United Press Internationa
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NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about NASA's progress towards a return to manned space flight on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 8, 2004. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Sean O'Keefe (born January 27, 1956) is the CEO of EADS North America, a subsidiary of the European aerospace firm EADS, a former Administrator of NASA, and former chancellor of Louisiana State University (LSU). O'Keefe is also a former member of the board of directors of DuPont. He resigned from LSU on January 16, 2008.

Asteroid 78905 Seanokeefe was named after him in honor of his time as NASA Administrator.

O'Keefe and his teenaged son were among four survivors of a plane crash on August 9, 2010 near Aleknagik, Alaska. O'Keefe sustained serious injuries in the crash of a de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter seaplane in which former United States Senator Ted Stevens and four others perished.

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