Neufeld, Michael, and Alex Spencer, eds. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: An Autobiography. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2010, p. 307
General John R. Dailey becomes Director of the National Air and Space Museum. After a career in the Marine Corps, he was a deputy associate administrator at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He replaces Donald D. Engen, who died in 1999.