Deputy Administrator Meets With Colorado Leaders
Colorado Association for Manufacturing and Technology CEO Elaine Thorndike, seated left, and NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, seated right, sign an agreement at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, that created a Technology Acceleration Program and Regional Innovation Cluster for Aerospace and Clean Energy. Looking on from left are Executive Director, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade Don Marostica, Colorado State Representative Su Ryden, Colorado State Senate President Brandon Schaffer, Representative from U.S. Senator Udall's office Jimmy Haugue, NIST/MEP Director Roger Kilmer and Governor Bill Ritter. A manufacturing park focused on rapid new product development and production will be developed to assist Colorado businesses, while promoting the commercialization of technology developed for the space program.
Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls