Florida Tech hosted a commemoration ceremony for the Space Technology Day at Florida Tech on May 23, 2019. The ceremony was held Feb. 25 at the Office of the President in conjunction with NASA Kennedy Space Center.
Space Technology Day brought together professors, students, engineers, technologists and business leaders from around Florida to engage on NASA’s current and future space technology activities as the agency plans for humans to reach the moon in 2024 and Mars in 2033. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine gave the keynote address, outlining the ways the agency will reach the moon through the Artemis program.
Florida Tech President Dwayne McCay was presented a memento signed by the NASA Administrator’s which will be prominently displayed in the president’s suite.
Those in attendance were McCay, Marco Carvalho, Frank Kinney and Tristan Fiedler from Florida Tech and Barbara Brown, Leslie Fletcher and Priscilla Moore from NASA KSC.
Funding for Space Technology Day was provided by ORAU.