Givens Marine Survival to be honored in D.C.

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Givens Marine Survival Co., of Tiverton, R.I., will be recognized on Capitol Hill for its self-righting life raft products that were initially developed as a result of its partnership with NASA's Apollo program.

This event, recognizing the collaboration between Givens Marine Survival and NASA, will be held Thursday at the Rayburn House Office Building.

The meeting is expected to be attended by representatives of Givens Marine, the two other companies whose products are also being highlighted and by NASA administrator Charles Bolden, deputy administrator Lori Garver, NASA chief technologist Bobby Braun and members of Congress.

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