Bolden comments on confirmation

July 16, 2009 1:32:06 PM PDT
Of his unanimous U.S. Senate confirmation as NASA Administrator Ret. Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden says "It's great...It's spectacular to be quite honest." [FULL COVERAGE: NASA and space shuttle coverage]
[WATCH: ABC13's 'Moon, Mars and Beyond' primetime special]

He is in Washington D.C. today anticipating a ceremony tomorrow at NASA headquarters where he will be sworn in. He will be only the second former astronaut and the first African-American to ever hold the position.

Tonight on "Live at Five", the challenges Bolden faces at this critical time in NASA'S history.

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