STURTEVANT, Wis.– Evinrude today announced they will be inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame during the Space Foundation’s 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. As a 2018 Organization Inductee of 2 Stroke Outboard Motor 3.5hp, Evinrude will be honored for the company’s role in commercializing high-strength, wear-resistant aluminum alloy (NASA 398) originally developed by NASA scientists, Jonathan A. Lee and Dr. Po-Shou Chen. Chen, Lee and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA MSFC) will also be honored at this year’s event.
“Evinrude is thrilled to be recognized alongside some of NASA’s most innovative scientists,” said Tracy Crocker, senior vice president and general manager of Evinrude. “For over 100 years, Evinrude has been at the cutting edge of innovation to ensure our technology gives customers the best experience on the Stroke 15hp Outboard Motor. Incorporating NASA 398 into our E-TEC engines has enabled us to build quieter, cleaner engines so boaters can limit their impact on the environment and preserve our waters for future generations to enjoy.”
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