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NASA To Hold Green Aviation Summit Sept. 8-9; Bolden To Highlight Importance Of Issue To Future Of NASA

August 19, 2010

 NASA will host a Green Aviation Summit Sept. 8-9 to highlight the agency’s work to develop environmentally responsible aviation technologies.

The two-day meeting at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., will bring together experts from NASA, other federal government organizations, industry and academia. They will discuss groundbreaking solutions that NASA and its research partners are developing to reduce aircraft noise, emissions and fuel consumption, and to ensure the safe and manageable growth of the aviation system.

The Green Aviation Summit will feature keynote presentations by leading policymakers as well as detailed technical presentations and panel discussions on the current state-of-the-art and emerging technologies. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will address the participants on Sept. 8.

Seating is limited. Journalists interested in attending the summit must register online by Aug. 31. Portions of the event will be broadcast live on NASA Television’s Education Channel.

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