NASA administrator speaks to UAH graduates

NASA administrator speaks to UAH graduates

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - NASA administrator Charles Bolden was in Huntsville on Sunday.

Bolden was keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony at the University of Alabama Huntsville.

Hundreds of students listened as Bolden told them to strive for greatness.

He put a special emphasis on the technology and space industries.

One graduate seemed inspired by Bolden's words.

"When he was out in space and looking back at the Earth, we were as one," said graduate Trevor Compton. "I think that UAH really operates as one, and I thought it was perfect for the university in general."

Retired Major General Bolden was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Sunday's ceremony.

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