Alabama State University Forms Partnership With a Prime Contractor for NASA

AASUSeallabama State University in Montgomery has signed a mentor-protégé agreement with Teledyne Brown Engineering of Huntsville, Alabama. Teledyne Brown Engineering is a major contracting firm for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Under the agreement, students at Alabama State University will receive assistance in developing multimedia training for payload ground support personnel and payload developers for the International Space Station.

wilsonLeon Wilson, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Alabama State University, said that “the Mentor-Protégé program provides opportunities for students to work on real problems related to support and technical services at NASA. Two of our students have already been identified and one is already in a mentoring relationship at the agency. The relationship with Teledyne Brown, a reputable and successful NASA contractor, opens doors for future programs with the agency and creates additional opportunities for subcontracts related to technical services at NASA. Student interns are expected to develop competencies that would qualify them for job opportunities at NASA and the agency stated its commitment to such opportunities for its protégés.”

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