Daytona Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) February 04, 2013
WHAT: News conference featuring Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach, Fla., campus Chancellor Dr. Richard H. Heist and program coordinator Dr. Lance Erickson to announce plans to launch the nation’s first Commercial Space Operations undergraduate degree this fall.
WHERE: 16th Annual FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference, National Housing Center, 1201 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005.
WHEN: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6
CONTACT: Melanie Hanns, Director of University Public Relations, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; (386) 283-0753; melanie(dot)hanns(at)erau(dot)edu
About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 40 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and http://www.facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.