BOSTON, MA — Today, Airblock Technologies is pleased announce that it was selected as a Finalist to present at NASA’s iTech Ignite the Night Aeronautics event taking place on Tuesday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m. EST (11:30 a.m. PT). Airblock’s founders will present the company, mission, and technology to a panel of NASA chief technologists, engineers, scientists and executives.
Airblock has grown considerably within these first few months of 2021, which is a true testament to the team’s commitment to continuous excellence, determination, and innovation. Led by an incredible team and advisory board, Airblock is scaling to new heights this year and making considerable inroads across the aviation and aerospace industry.
NASA iTech Ignite the Night Aeronautics Program
As stated on the NASA website, the goal of NASA iTech is to “identify and search for cutting-edge technologies being developed outside of NASA that solve problems here on Earth but also have the potential to address the challenges facing exploration of the Moon and Mars.”
NASA iTech resides within the Space Technology Mission Directorate at the NASA HQ in Washington, DC and works closely with the National Institute of Aerospace, among other partners.
Airblock Sets Its Sights on Aerospace
“When I saw that our company was accepted into NASA’s iTech innovation program, I cannot tell you how much this meant to me and our team,” said Janet Chacon, CEO and Co-Founder of Airblock Technologies. “The validation that NASA and its partners see value in our company, in our mission, and in the technology we have built so far is deeply moving to me.”
“To now be presenting Airblock in front of a panel of NASA chief technologies, engineers, scientists, and executives — the world’s leading minds — is truly incredible,” said Brian H. Hough, CTO and Co-Founder at Airblock Technologies. “I am so proud of our team and cannot wait to see all that we accomplish this year and beyond.”
Airblock’s NASA iTech Presentation
To RSVP for the event and see Airblock’s presentation, you can sign up on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ignite-the-night-aeronautics-registration-135991487199
For more information on Airblock, our platform, and how we are digitizing aviation and aerospace supply chains, please visit: airblocktech.com
Awards & Recognition:
- Selected for NASA’s iTech Innovation Program
- Featured Startup on This Week In Startups with Jason Calacanis
- DataStax Astra North America Winner
- Founder’s Live Featured Startup
- LAUNCH Founder University Startup
ABOUT AIRBLOCK TECHNOLOGIES:
Airblock Technologies, Corp. is a Massachusetts-based software company and innovation team focused on digitally transforming aviation and aerospace supply chains to bring the industry into the 21st century. The Airblock platform is a SaaS solution that gives companies full visibility into the lifecycle of their important contracts, documents, technical records, and assets from any device, in real-time. The company was co-founded by Janet Chacon, CEO, who brings more than 15+ years of experience in aviation, aerospace, and supply chain, and Brian Hough, CTO, who has built several award-winning applications and is a certified blockchain and cloud developer. Airblock is further backed by an advisory board of leaders, builders, and innovators across aviation, engineering, technology, and global markets. To join Airblock Technologies in digitizing aviation, please check out our website: airblocktech.com. For more information or to connect with our team, please contact us here: airblocktech.com/contact