Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., (USMC-Ret.) has accepted the offer to be an SEDC 2014 keynote speaker. Bolden is the 12th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He had a 34-year career with the Marine Corps that included 14 years as a member of NASA’s Astronaut Office. Bolden has traveled to orbit four times between the years of 1986 and 1994 (STS-61-C, STS-31, STS-45, and STS-60).