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Pekkanen quoted on Washington State as the Silicon Valley for space | Lens

March 15, 2017

Jackson School Space Security Initiative Director Saadia Pekkanen (center) hosted an inaugural capstone event on June 8 2016 featuring Junior Fellows that briefed the prominent space-related stakeholders in the Pacific Northwest. Photo Credit: MUYANG CHEN

Outer space expert and Japan specialist Prof. Saadia Pekkanen was mentioned in “Giving A Boost To Washington’s Hi-Tech Research, Space Industry.”

According to the article, Washington state currently ranks fifth in the nation for innovation related to research and development, and Washington lawmakers have introduced legislation aiding the state’s commercial-space business.

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