Newsline

Emerson Hosts Active Astronaut

March 1, 2010
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Colonel Gregory Johnson signed autographs for Christopher Nichols (left) and Sean Nichols (center) at the Emerson Employees Coming Together event.

ST. LOUIS - Emerson Climate Technologies, in partnership with the National Museum of the United States Air Force, hosted active National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut Colonel Gregory Johnson to present his first-hand account of space travel before Emerson employees and their families. In total, over 460 people were on hand to hear Colonel Johnson speak on Jan. 23 as part of the Emerson Employees Coming Together (EECT) event. EECT is dedicated to the enrichment of Emerson employees by offering personal and professional growth opportunities through meaningful programs and fellowship.

During his presentation, Colonel Johnson engaged the audience with his first-hand account of a space shuttle mission, sharing personal stories, pictures, and videos. He also discussed the challenges of space travel, the International Space Station, and NASA’s continued work with the space shuttle program. After answering numerous questions from the audience, Colonel Johnson was available to sign autographs and pose for pictures, offering attendees the unique opportunity to interact with an active NASA astronaut. According to the company, his presentation was the culmination of a fun and engaging family day for Emerson Climate Technologies’ employees and museum participants that also included an IMAX show and luncheon, as well as the opportunity to explore the museum.

“Colonel Johnson is truly an inspirational speaker and we were very happy to partner with Emerson Climate Technologies to bring his presentation to the museum,” said Jane Leach, museum special events coordinator. “Having a NASA astronaut on hand for people to see and interact with is always a very popular attraction and this event proved to be no exception.”

For more information, visit www.emersonclimate.com.

Publication date: 03/10/2010

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Rajan Rajendran

Rajan Rajendran, newly appointed director of the Emerson Innovation Center, talks about the new $35 million facility and how it will function on the University of Dayton campus. Posted on Aug. 29.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 09-01-14 cover

2014 September 1

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Venting R-22

The NEWS reported that a man received prison time for venting R-22. Should EPA step up enforcement?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con