WASHINGTON, D.C. –
A Helena native is sworn in as the Deputy Administrator of NASA.
The United States Senate unanimously confirmed Dr. Dava Newman to the position back in April.
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Steve Daines spoke at her ceremonial swearing in.
He calls Dr. Newman an inspiration for countless of young Montanans who are excited about not only space exploration, but also science, technology, engineering and math.
Newman is a graduate of C.R. Anderson Middle School and Capital High School in Helena.