NASA to Showcase Revolutionary Aero Tech at Aviation Day Event
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CLEVELAND, Aug. 30, 2023 ~ On Wednesday, Sept. 13, NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland will be hosting a free event to showcase the agency's efforts to revolutionize air travel. The event, known as NASA Aviation Day, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the I-X Center and is open to the public.

Tim McCartney, NASA Glenn Aeronautics Research Director, said "NASA's research in aeronautics provides benefits for all humanity. This event is an opportunity for us to share what NASA is doing to lead the way with sustainable aviation technologies and how we're partnering with industry to accomplish the aviation community's climate change agenda to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050."

At the event, attendees will have the opportunity to explore innovative NASA-developed technology and hardware, as well as experience NASA Glenn capabilities firsthand through interactive displays. K-12 students will also be able to participate in STEM activities. Additionally, representatives from NASA Glenn Technology Transfer Program will be available to discuss opportunities for businesses and startups to license patented NASA technologies.

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The Pilatus PC-12 aircraft from NASA Glenn will also be on display during the event. The PC-12 and its crew are conducting research that will help pave the way for a safe and mobile future where air taxis and drones can occupy airspace with airliners and other aircraft.

Panel sessions at the event will provide an overview of NASA's mission to advance future commercial air travel through ultra-efficient airliners, improved airspace safety, high-speed flight, and advanced air mobility. It will also highlight how businesses, entrepreneurs, and college students can access NASA technologies through educational and business partnership opportunities.

NASA Aviation Day is part of the 2023 Energy & Mobility Conference and Expo which is supported by NASA and brings together professionals from around the globe to focus on advancing energy and mobility sectors with modern technology.

The public is invited to attend this free event which promises an exciting look into how NASA is revolutionizing air travel with sustainable aviation technologies that could lead us towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050!
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