Florida Space Day in Tallahassee March 3, 2010

Status Report From: Alliant Techsystems
Posted: Monday, March 1, 2010

What: Key representatives from Florida's space industry will visit Tallahassee to participate in Florida Space Day and share the challenges the industry faces in ensuring Florida remains at the forefront of the nation's space program. Florida Space Day is a milestone event that presents an opportunity to educate and bring awareness to Florida legislators on the significance of the aerospace industry and its impact on Florida's economy.

When: March 3, 2010 - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Where: Florida Capitol, 3rd Floor Rotunda
- Mark Nappi, Florida Space Day Chairman and United Space Alliance VP and Florida Site Director
- Frank DiBello, President of Space Florida
- Former NASA Astronaut Dr. Norm Thagard

Who: Florida Space Day 2010 sponsors are ASRC Aerospace Corporation, Astrotech Space Operations, ATK Space Systems, The Boeing Company, Computer Sciences Raytheon, Delaware North, Dynamac Corporation, EG&G, Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast, InDyne, Inc., ITT Corporation, L-3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc., SAIC, Sierra Lobo, Space Florida, SpaceX, Space Gateway Support, Space Coast Launch Services, United Launch Alliance, United Space Alliance, and Wyle Laboratories.

Contact: Jessica Rye at 321-474-0364 or

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