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2012-03-07 04:43:28

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck and Space Technology Program Director Michael Gazarik will visit CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) of Huntsville, Ala., at 1 p.m. CST on Thursday, March 8. Media representatives are invited to join Peck, Gazarik and CFDRC's CEO Sangeeta Singhal during the one-hour tour of the company. Officials will be available to speak with reporters during the event at CFDRC corporate headquarters, located at 215 Wynn Drive in Huntsville. There also will be a photo...

2012-02-18 06:25:54

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit Cornerstone Research Group Inc. (CRG) in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. EST. 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. CRG has been the recipient of 18 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program contracts with NASA with a variety of different focuses, including projects such as creating inflatable structures...

2012-01-20 05:16:28

Journalists are invited to a roundtable discussion at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 24, with NASA's Chief Technologist Mason Peck during his visit to the agency's Wallops Flight Facility at Wallops Island, Va. Wallops Flight Facility Director Bill Wrobel will join Peck for the event. They will discuss Wallops' important role in the agency's development of cutting-edge technologies and innovations that will enable NASA's future missions in science, exploration and space operations....

2011-11-09 04:24:53

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Cornell University Professor Mason Peck to be the agency's chief technologist, effective in January. Peck will serve as the agency´s principal advisor and advocate on matters concerning technology policy and programs. As the chief advocate, Peck will help communicate how NASA technologies benefit space missions and the day-to-day lives of Americans. The office coordinates, tracks and integrates technology investments across the agency and...

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2011-08-22 19:37:17

NASA has selected three proposals as Technology Demonstration Missions to transform space communications, deep space navigation and in-space propulsion capabilities. The projects will develop and fly a space solar sail, deep space atomic clock, and space-based optical communications system. These crosscutting flight demonstrations were selected because of their potential to provide tangible, near-term products and infuse high-impact capabilities into NASA's future space operations...


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