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NASA Opens Door to World of Government Contracts at Huntsville Small Business Meeting

Networking and learning about NASA small business opportunities under the Saturn V rocket at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center during the 2014 Small Business Alliance conference. (Lee Roop/

More than 650 business people from the world of government contracting will mingle with top NASA program managers in Huntsville Thursday at the Marshall Space Flight Center’s Small Business Alliance meeting. The event is about making connections and learning about NASA programs that could lead to contracts or sales to the space agency.

Speakers include Marshall Deputy Director Teresa Vanhooser, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Madison Mayor Troy Trulock and the managers of NASA’s Space Launch System Program Office.

Also speaking will be Todd May, manager of the Space Launch System Program Office; Jody Singer, manager of the Flight Programs and Partnerships Office; Kim Whitson, director of the Office of Procurement; Johnny Stephenson, acting director of the Office of Strategic Analysis & Communications; and Marshall small business specialist David Brock.

The event runs from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. More information is available here and here.

February 17, 2015

Lee Roop | By Lee Roop |

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