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Lockheed-Martin Becomes an Uwingu Corporate Sponsor

UwinguTM, LLC announced today that aerospace giant Lockheed-Martin has become a corporate sponsor of Uwingu.

 
 
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PRLog - Sep. 11, 2012 - NIWOT, Colo. -- UwinguTM, LLC announced today that aerospace giant Lockheed-Martin has become a corporate sponsor of Uwingu.

Uwingu is a space-themed, for profit start up. Uwingu’s mission is to create a new funding stream for space exploration, research, and education efforts around the world.

Uwingu (which means “sky” in Swahili, and is pronounced “oo-wing-oo”) was formed by a team of leading astronomers, planetary scientists, former space program executives, and educators. The company’s portfolio of space heavyweights include space historian and author Andrew Chaikin, space educator Dr. Emily CoBabe-Ammann, citizen science leader Dr. Pamela Gay, author and museum science director Dr. David Grinspoon, planet hunter Dr. Geoff Marcy, planetary scientist and aerospace executive Dr. Teresa Segura, planetary scientist and former NASA science boss Dr. Alan Stern, and planetary scientist and CEO of the Planetary Science Institute, Dr. Mark Sykes.

“We are ecstatic to have Lockheed-Martin become a corporate sponsor of Uwingu. This sponsorship makes a strong demonstration that Lockheed-Martin really cares about growing the funding base for space research and education.” said Dr. Alan Stern, Uwingu’s CEO. Lockheed-Martin joins five other firms as corporate sponsors of Uwingu.
Uwingu is currently engaged in a crowd-sourced funding campaign to launch its ongoing series of public engagement projects. This crowd-funding campaign ends on Friday, September 14th.

Visit Uwingu’s crowd-sourcing campaign at: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/180221.

For more information, contact Dr. Alan Stern at stern@uwingu.com, or at 303.324.5269. Follow Uwingu on Twitter at UwinguSky; and friend Uwingu on Facebook.

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