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2012-08-30 02:21:24

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will join officials from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), along with state and local leaders, for the official opening of the Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) and the NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Education Laboratory at 12:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. MDT), Thursday, Sept. 6. The opening will take place in the foyer of the university's engineering...

2012-07-27 10:45:48

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit Space Florida's Space Life Sciences Lab, located just outside of NASA Kennedy Space Center's security gates, on Monday, July 30 at 12:30 p.m. EDT. Peck will meet with Space Florida President and CEO Frank DiBello and small business leaders to discuss collaborative partnerships with NASA. Reporters are invited to join Peck and lab officials during the two and a half-hour tour of the facility, which is located on Space Commerce Way. The lab...

2012-05-18 13:09:19

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will join agency and Ohio officials to name nine small and medium-sized Ohio manufacturers that will receive NASA assistance to solve technical problems with new or existing products. The news conference will be held Wednesday, May 23, at 11 a.m. EDT at the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) headquarters, 1768 E. 25th St. in Cleveland. The news conference also will feature Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed...

Webb Telescope Spinoff Technologies Already Seen In Some Industries
2012-04-20 03:38:40

[ Watch the Video ] A critical component of the James Webb Space Telescope is its new technology. Much of the technology for the Webb had to be conceived, designed and built specifically to enable it to see farther back in time. As with many NASA technological advances, some of the innovations are being used to benefit humankind in many other industries. The Webb telescope is the world's next-generation space observatory and successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. The most powerful...

2012-04-13 10:20:20

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters are invited to join NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck on Tuesday, April 17, during his visit to Stottler Henke in San Mateo, Calif. at 10:30 a.m. PDT. Stottler Henke has received more than 50 NASA Small Business Innovative Research awards since 1990 for their work in artificial intelligence solutions with software tools and robotics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Reporters are invited to...

2012-04-10 03:40:15

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck and Space Technology Program Director Michael Gazarik will visit Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on Wednesday, April 11, to meet with students and faculty and learn about the school's engineering and science programs. Peck and Gazarik will hear about progress on NASA-funded research and meet with three Case Western Reserve graduate students who were selected as members of the inaugural class of NASA Space Technology Research Fellows. Peck...

Image 1 - NASA Chief Technologist Praises Solar Sail Mission
2012-03-19 05:30:50

R Darrah for RedOrbit.com [ Watch the Video ] NASA chief technologist Mason Peck and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) met with executives and engineers at L´Garde Inc. on Thursday, March 15 to see the company´s progress on providing an in-space demonstration of a large, mission-capable solar sail. L´Garde was one of only a handful of companies to have been awarded a NASA Technology Demonstration Mission (TDM) contract last year.  The program calls for the...

2012-03-12 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit Honeybee Robotics in Pasadena, Calif., on Wednesday, March 14. Peck's visit will highlight how government can partner with small business to help create the jobs of the future through investment in science and technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) At 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Peck will arrive at the facility, which is located at 398 West Washington Blvd. in...

2012-03-11 06:54:46

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit L'Garde Inc., in Tustin, Calif., on Thursday, March 15, at 9 a.m. PDT. Peck's visit will highlight ways government can partner with small business to help create the jobs of the future through investment in science and technology. L'Garde has received several contracts with NASA on a variety of projects, including the creation of inflatable structures for radio frequency antennas and solar arrays. In 1996, L'Garde flew the Inflatable Antenna...

2012-03-09 10:56:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit L'Garde Inc. in Tustin, Calif., on Thursday, March 15, at 9 a.m. PDT. Peck's visit will highlight ways government can partner with small business to help create the jobs of the future through investment in science and technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) L'Garde has received several contracts with NASA on a variety of projects, including the creation of...