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Governor Bentley to Participate in Charger 1 Unveiling

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Governor Robert Bentley on Friday is scheduled to join leaders from the University of Alabama in Huntsville for the unveiling of Charger 1. It's a fusion impulse power generator that will lead to innovative research for deep space travel.

Innovation and research help create and sustain jobs throughout Alabama.  Charger 1 was among 15 projects that received grant funding announced by Governor Bentley in October of 2012.  The grants are from the Alabama Innovation Fund, which supports research and economic development at public colleges and universities.  Charger 1 funding was in the amount of $299,557.

Friday's Charger 1 unveiling is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. at the UAH Aerophysics Research Center at Redstone Arsenal.  The unveiling will include officials from UAH and Redstone Arsenal, along with other state and local leaders.

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