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TURBOCAM Receives Supplier Appreciation Award from NASA and Pratt & Whitney

June 17, 2009 – Barrington, N.H. (U.S.A.) – TURBOCAM received a supplier appreciation award from the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR) in recognition of our support of the J-2X rocket engine development, a key element of the NASA Constellation Program. TURBOCAM prototyped and manufactured numerous complex turbomachinery components for the J-2X Program including critical hardware for the J-2X Upper Stage Engine, Oxygen Turbopump, and Fuel Pump. People from Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and NASA came to TURBOCAM Int’l in the summer of 2009 to present awards to TURBOCAM. In this photo, from left: DJ Larson, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne J-2X Project Mgr; Russ Weinstein, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR) J-2X Procurement Agent; Brian Shinguchi – Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne J-2X Turbomachinery IPT Mgr.; Dean Nunez – Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne J-2X Deputy Program Mgr.; Scott Gendron, TURBOCAM Int’l Product Manuf Mgr.; Marian Noronha – TURBOCAM Int’l President; John Bressoud, TURBOCAM Int’l General Mgr.; Gary Genge - National Aeronautics & Space Admin. (NASA) J-2X Turbomachinery IPT Mgr.; Mike Shadoan - NASA J-2X Combustion Device IPT Mgr.; Bill Cole, TURBOCAM Int’l Sales Mgr.

"As we enter the fabrication and testing phase of the J-2X Development Program, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for the hard work, dedication, and support TURBOCAM has provided in pursuit of this effort," said John Vilja, J-2X Program Manager.

"TURBOCAM is proud to receive this award on behalf of all our employees and is honored to be recognized for our contributions to the engine that will eventually take American astronauts back to the moon," said Marian Noronha, TURBOCAM President. "This award confirms that we are doing the right things to stay competitive in the global aerospace marketplace."

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