[each Senator waves to the crowd as their name is called]
Seated on the confirmation panel are Senators
WOLF Oui oui, I am not afraid!
[Each senator will ask a question, then Bolden will reply (but wonít actually say anything) in the form of a sound clip.]
PAT: What did Senator Nelson say to you when he told you were going to be getting the nomination?
ANITA: What was your first thought about getting an Associate Administrator?
WOLF: How did you find Lori Garver?
PAT: Ms. Garver was part of the Obama transition team. Do you know how she got that position?
ANITA: How would you characterize your relationship with ATK, for whom you were previously a lobbyist?
WOLF: Any thoughts on the 50th anniversary of NASAís founding?
PAT: How would you feel returning to the NASA community.
ANITA: General, what can you tell us about the Space Bat who caught a ride on the External Tank a few months ago?
WOLF: What plans do you have for the agency?
PAT: What has been NASAís biggest complaint about Congress over the years?
ANITA: Turning to Constellation, where do you plan to get the funding?
WOLF: What is the main problem with the Ares-I rocket?
PAT: There have been issues with where the Orion crew vehicle will land. Are you a proponent of land or sea? What other methods of landing Orion have you considered?
ANITA: If we continue to use the Soyuz to transport our astronauts to the ISS, where do you think weíll wind up?
WOLF: Do you see the international partnerships continuing into the Constellation program?
PAT: What are your plans for the ISS crew in the event of emergencies?
ANITA: Do you have any words for future NASA employees?
WOLF: General, a question from one of my constituents. If you were the Octo-mom and your kids wanted to be astronauts, and if each one of them had their own wake-up song on orbit over the course of a week, how would you accomplish that?
PAT: Several astronauts have begun to Twitter during training and during flight. What do you say on your Twitter account?
ANITA: In light of the current financial crisis, how do you see NASA employees getting by?
WOLF: What do you want for the agency?
PAT: Any thoughts on solar exploration?
ANITA: Gen. Bolden, weíre pleased to confirm you as NASA new administrator. What are you going to do now?