University of Pittsburgh
Pitt Law's Innovation Practice Institute and Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science present:

Investing in Innovation: Astrobotic Technology and Pittsburgh's Quest for the Moon

May 9, 2011 - 4:30pm6:30pm
Carnegie Mellon University, Gates and Hillman Centers
5000 Forbes Avenue Planetary Robotics Lab, First Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Space commercialization is an emerging market ripe with opportunity. Pittsburgh, boasting a vibrant entrepreneurial culture as well as a world premier Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University with strong ties to NASA and other aerospace leaders, is uniquely positioned to become a hub for growing companies in commercial planetary robotics and space exploration.


Pitt Law’s Innovation Practice Institute and Carnegie Mellon University host Investing in Innovation: Astrobotic Technology and Pittsburgh’s Quest for the Moon.


The event celebrates Pittsburgh’s potential to become an industry hub for planetary robotics and space commercialization, and features Astrobotic Technology, Inc., a Carnegie Mellon spin-off space delivery company with a mission to enable the commercialization and exploration of the Moon and other planetary bodies.


The featured company for this program is Astrobotic Technology, Inc.  Find out more about Astrobotic Technology, Inc. here


Speakers for the evening include:

Alan Ladwig, Deputy Associate Administrator, NASA

William “Red” Whittaker, Fredkin University Professor of Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute

John Thornton, Chief Engineer, Astrobotic Technology, Inc.

David Gump, President, Astrobotic Technology, Inc. 


This program is being generously sponsored by Alpern Rosenthal and Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis LLP

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