ACI News

March 2012 - Marion Almy, President, has been reappointed to serve on the Florida Historical Commission (FHC).  The FHC was established by the Legislature (Chapter 267.0612, Florida Statutes) to enhance public participation and involvement in the preservation and protection of the State's historic and archaeological sites and properties.



The End of the Space Shuttle Program

In response to President George W. Bush’s announcement in January 2004 that the Space Shuttle Program (SSP) would end in 2010, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) completed a nation-wide historical survey and evaluation of NASA-owned facilities and properties (real property assets) at all its Centers and component facilities. The buildings and structures which supported the SSP were inventoried and assessed as per the criteria of eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in the context of this program. In 2005, ACI was contracted by NASA to complete this survey at numerous NASA facilities across the U.S., including Kennedy Space Center (Florida), Johnson Space Center (Texas), Marshall Space Flight Center (Alabama), Glenn Research Center (Ohio), Dryden Flight Research Center (California), White Sands Test Facility (New Mexico) and Santa Susana Field Laboratory (California).

As a result of the surveys, ACI has been contracted by Kennedy Space Center and Johnson Space Center to document many of the NRHP eligible buildings. This has included the Vehicle Assembly Building, the Launch Control Center, Launch Complex 39A and the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center, and the Mission Control Center, the Shuttle Vehicle Mockup Facility, and the Jake Garn Mission Simulation and Test Facility at Johnson Space Center.

 

April 15, 2011

ACI turns 35!

Thanks to all of our clients!

 

 

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February 2010 - Marion Almy, President, has been appointed the Chairperson of the Florida Historical Commission (FHC).  The FHC was established by the Legislature (Chapter 267.0612, Florida Statutes) to enhance public participation and involvement in the preservation and protection of the State's historic and archaeological sites and properties. As one of seven gubernatorial appointees to the FHC, Marion also represents the field of prehistory on the Florida National Register Review Board.

February 2010 - Marion Almy, President, and Joan Deming, Vice President, have completed Principles of Tribal Consultation, a continuing education workshop conducted by the SRI Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia.

October 2009 - Marion Almy, President, completed the National Native American Graves Protection & Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Program training. NAGPRA provides a federally mandated process for Museums and Federal agencies under USC 3001/43/CFR 10, to resolve rights to Native American human remains and cultural items.

May 2009 - Lee Hutchinson, Senior Archaeologist, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Florida Public Archaeology Network.

April 2009 - Marion Almy, President, has been appointed to the Historic Preservation Board of Advocates for the University of Florida's College of Design, Construction and Planning.

September 2008 - Lee Hutchinson, Senior Archaeologist, was elected Chair of the Hillsborough County Historic Resources Review Board.

 


ACI has earned
the NASA Environmental Quality Group Award, one of NASA's
Environmental and Energy Blue Marble Awards.

 

 


ACI's 30 Year Success Story

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