05 October 2007 01:48 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Air Products and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a $16.8m (€11.9m) liquid nitrogen plant in Hampton, Virginia, the company said on Thursday.
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Air Products said it won a competitive procurement for a turn-key, fixed price contract, evaluation completed in September 2006.
NASA's National Transonic Facility contains several high-tech operations, including the largest cryogenic wind tunnel in the world. The facility uses liquid nitrogen to produce a high-quality, high-altitude test environment for aircraft development and refinement.($1.00 = €0.71)
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