Hamilton Sundstrand Team Honored at Annual Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Banquet
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Hamilton Sundstrand’s One EVA team was presented a Stellar Award in the Team Category at the recent 2010 annual Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) banquet in Houston. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The One EVA team – comprised of five companies: ILC Dover, United Space Alliance, Oceaneering International Inc., the Boeing Co. and led by Hamilton Sundstrand – provides NASA mission support for the spacesuit, and the tools and ancillary hardware needed to accomplish Extra-Vehicular Activity (spacewalks).
The One EVA team was recognized for its outstanding track record of successful spacewalks, which allowed NASA to complete International Space Station assembly, repair the Hubble Space Telescope and successfully operate the Space Shuttle. The team also allowed NASA to extend spacewalk capability on the International Space Station beyond shuttle retirement.
Stellar Awards recognize individual and team achievements from the government, military and industry. All nominations are reviewed by a Stellar Awards Evaluation Panel of scientists, engineers, managers and academicians who select winners based on accomplishments holding the greatest promise for furthering future space activities.
“Hamilton Sundstrand, and the entire One EVA team, is thrilled to be recognized by the RNASA with such a prestigious honor as the Stellar Award,” said David Romero, Hamilton Sundstrand’s One EVA program manager. “This recognition highlights the amazing people on the One EVA team, their achievements, and their consistent commitment to excellence and mission success.”
With 2009 revenues of $5.6 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. It provides a number of systems for the International Space Station, including those that control electrical power and process water, waste and air. The company has been the prime contractor to NASA for the spacesuit since 1981. In addition to its space business, Hamilton Sundstrand is among the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products. The company also designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.
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