Long Time NASA Ames Director to Retire

Brigadier General S. Pete Worden, Ph.D. announced to NASA today that his time has come and he's retiring for greener pastures. Worden was known as a maverick thinker, trouble maker, leader, and even a bully by some folks at NASA. But make no mistake, he's passionate about space and technology. He even hosted a classic car event at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley.

He also advocated electric car hook-ups at Ames and ruffled some feathers doing so.

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But by far he's known for some crazy costume antics.

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