Press Release

NASA’s Marshall Center Invites Media to Its First Small Business Technology Forum Sept. 23; Industry Award Ceremony Set Sept. 24

By SpaceRef Editor
September 21, 2009
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What: On Sept. 23, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will hold its first Small Business Innovation Research Technology Forum. Five Huntsville small businesses will demonstrate their corporate capabilities and business contract efforts. On Sept. 24, the Marshall Center will recognize NASA prime contractors and subcontractors for outstanding work in support of the center and NASA at the 2009 Industry & Advocates Award Ceremony. To qualify for the awards, businesses work to impact NASA’s mission by increasing the use of technology, reducing costs or creating innovative methodologies and processes. More than 350 Marshall team members, contractors and industry leaders are expected to attend.

Who: Huntsville businesses scheduled to offer presentations on their capabilities and contract efforts at the Innovation Research Technology Forum on Sept. 23 are AI Signal Research Inc., AZ Technology, CFD Research, Orion Propulsion and Plasma Processes.

On Sept. 24, David Brock, Marshall’s small business specialist, will present awards at the 2009 Industry & Advocates Award Ceremony.

When/Where: Small Business Innovation Research Technology Forum
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, 8:45-11:45 a.m.
Gray Research Inc.
655 Discovery Drive, Huntsville

2009 Industry & Advocates Award Ceremony
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, 7:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Davidson Center for Space Exploration
U.S. Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville

To attend: News media interested in covering the events should contact the Marshall Public & Employee Communications Office at (256) 544-0034 no later than 4 p.m. Sept. 21.

SpaceRef staff editor.