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Maryland, NASA agree to tech transfer deal

The main goal? To "attract high technology companies to Maryland," as a NASA press release outlines.

From left: Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, and Goddard Space Flight Center Director Chris Scolese. Photo via

Maryland state government has entered into a formal agreement with NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
The main goal? To “attract high technology companies to Maryland,” as a NASA press release outlines.
CBSBaltimore has more:

[T]he goal is to attract new high tech businesses to the state to work jointly with NASA on future missions, as well as work independently on other non-space-related contracts.

Companies: NASA / State of Maryland

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