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February 7, 2004 – Valador Honored with Award for Distinguished Technical Communication

Herndon, VA, February 7, 2004 — Valador Inc. was awarded the Society for Technical Communication’s “Award for Distinguished Technical Communication – Best in Show” for the Report of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board. Valador was selected to provide support the Columbia Accident Investigation Board after the loss of the Columbia and its crew of seven. In addition to the development and production of the final report, Valador also provided over 120 staff who provided technical, forensic, and operations analysis; independent testing and analysis services; public interactions including the public website, press conferences, and public meetings; congressional liaison; and administrative support.

“We are very pleased to receive this award from our peers at STC and are very proud of our team in assembling an analysis and document that honors the memory of the Columbia crew and two members of the search team,” says Dr. Daniel Heimerdinger, Valador Executive Vice President and member of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board team.


About Valador

Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Valador, Inc. is a Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that delivers powerful solutions for collecting, maintaining, visualizing, and protecting its clients’ information. The company focuses on four key business areas — Modeling and Simulation, Information Assurance, Management Consulting, and Software Engineering. It employs innovative solutions such and the use of 3D immersive visualization to address its clients’ complex challenges, such as decision support, strategic planning, risk management, safety and reliability, assessment of alternatives, and information security.

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