NASA Chief Technologist Visits Emergent Space Tech In Maryland Oct. 15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit Emergent Space Technologies Inc. of Greenbelt, Md., at 3:30 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 15. The visit is part of NASA's ongoing recognition of American small businesses, which create new technologies that enable future missions while also creating new products, services and jobs.

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Emergent Space Technologies provides consulting and engineering services to the civil, commercial, and military space industries around ITS core competencies of systems engineering; guidance, navigation and control; software development, and space mission automation. A recipient of numerous NASA Small Business Innovation Research awards, the company is a provider of advanced technology to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt as well as other NASA centers around the country.

For more information about Emergent Space, visit:

http://www.emergentspace.com

For more information about NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist and a biography of Peck, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/oct

SOURCE NASA