Miami Resident Designs Winning Nano-Sat Launch Challenge Logo

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL., July 13, 2012 (Space Florida PR) – Space Florida – the State of Florida’s spaceport authority and aerospace economic development agency – announced the winning logo for the Nano-Satellite Launch Challenge today after tallying votes via Facebook and the Space Florida Website.

The winning logo was designed by Mike Poller from Miami, Florida.

The winning logo will be utilized in all promotional materials tied to the Nano-Sat Launch Challenge. The winner will also be invited to view launches of the Nano-Sat Challenge taking place at KSC.

The Nano-Sat Launch Challenge is being managed through the Space Florida Small Satellite Research Center (SFSSRC) and will take place in 2013. The purpose of the Challenge is to bring forth innovations in propulsion and other technologies, as well as operations and management relevant to safe, low-cost, small payload delivery systems accessing Low Earth Orbit. These technologies will benefit future launch systems and emerging commercial space capabilities in government, commercial and academic sectors. The Nano-Sat Launch Challenge will support NASA’s Centennial Challenge Program. More information can be found at www.spaceflorida.gov/nano-sat-launch-challenge.

About Space Florida: Space Florida was created to strengthen Florida’s position as a global leader in aerospace research, investment, exploration and commerce. As Florida’s spaceport authority and aerospace development organization, we are committed to attracting and expanding the next generation of space industry businesses. With its highly trained workforce, proven infrastructure and unparalleled record of achievement, Florida is the ideal location for aerospace businesses to thrive – and Space Florida is the perfect partner to help them succeed. www.spaceflorida.gov