Center for Advancement of Science in Space

$25,000 National Lab Space Flight Prize awarded to A-76 from the Center for Advancement of Science in Space — Center for Advancement of Science in Space

A-76 Technologies receives $25,000 space flight grant from the Center for Advancement of Science in Space

A-76 Technologies, a corrosion inhibitor and lubricants manufacturing company, has signed a grant agreement with the Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS).  As part of the $25,000 grant, A-76 products will be tested on the International Space Station (ISS).

“Testing A-76 on the International Space Station will give A-76 Technologies a unique opportunity to see performance in extreme environments,” said A-76 Technologies CEO and Co-Founder Lauren Thompson. “The CASIS ISS National Lab Space Flight Prize is particularly exciting as it represents an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for A-76 Technologies.”

“I am very excited as well,” said COO and Co-Founder Tim Aramil, who worked on the certification side for ISS projects in the past. “Because of the amount of work and coordination it takes to get technology into space, I am especially thankful for all those involved in giving us this opportunity.”

The CASIS ISS National Lab Space Flight prize was awarded to A-76 Technologies at the Rice Business Plan Competition in April 2014.  A-76 Technologies went through the grant process and was formally awarded the grant prize in September 2014. The prize is a direct grant of $25,000.  For more information on the CASIS ISS National Lab Space Flight Prize, visit the CASIS website.

About A-76 Technologies

A-76 Technologies is a corrosion inhibitor and lubricants manufacturing company, providing solutions to a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, maritime, and household applications.  The A-76 Technologies brand includes A-76 Super and A-76 Green.  A-76 Super works in high-humidity, high salinity environments, and extreme temperatures.  A-76 Green is a variation of the formula that contains no volatile organic compounds (VOCs).