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Challenger Center Welcomes New Board Leaders

30 Jan 2012, 17:04 UTC
Challenger Center Welcomes New Board Leaders
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News ReleaseFor immediate releaseChallenger Center for Space Science EducationAngie Tenne300 N. Lee St., Suite 301Alexandria, VA 22314atenne@challenger.org+1-800-969-5747Challenger Center Welcomes New Board LeadersBoard of Directors Expands Reach and Impact with Five New Board of Directors Members at the Launch of its 26th Year of Space Science Education ServiceALEXANDRIA, VA - Dr. Scott Parazynski, MD, chairman of Challenger Center for Space Science Education (Challenger Center), today announced the election of five new Board of Directors members. Elected to the board are Anousheh Ansari, Kent Rominger, Christopher Stott, Zak Williams and Susan Borland.Anousheh Ansari, the world's first female private space explorer and the first astronaut of Iranian descent, is a highly respected and successful entrepreneur and businesswoman. An active proponent of world-changing technologies and social entrepreneurship, she is co-founder and chairman of Prodea Systems and a title sponsor of the Ansari X Prize, which helped launch the emerging era in private spaceflight. Kent Rominger is Vice President in Business Development with ATK Aerospace Systems and the Program Manager for the Liberty Launch Vehicle program. Rominger is a former Chief of the NASA Astronaut Office, Space Shuttle commander, five-time Space Shuttle astronaut and a Navy fighter pilot. He is a member of the Association ...

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