Tech ChampsĀ® at HTC South


Open to the community these meetings allow professionals to be involved with and influence the evolution of emerging technology. 

Tour the vintage aircraft from WW II era and hear from Arturo Machuca, General Manager for Ellington Airport and the Houston Spaceport on what the future holds for Houston in Commercial Spaceflight. HTC Clients will also present on their technologies that exploit this emerging industry.

***There will be refreshments and craft beer provided by Galactic Coast Brewing Co!***

 Keynote Speaker for this month:

Arturo Machuca

Houston Airport Systems, General Manager for Ellington Airport & Houston Spaceport 


Arturo Machuca, Houston Airport System (HAS) Manager of Business Development who is leading the efforts to bring a Houston Spaceport to Ellington Airport, has been named the general manager of Ellington Airport.

With more than 30 years of sales and marketing experience in the aviation industry, Machuca joined the Houston Airport System in 2009. Three years ago, Machuca was tasked with the huge responsibility of developing a plan to bring a commercial spaceport to Ellington. Machuca worked with various Federal and local agencies, as well as key players in the aerospace industry, to create preliminary plans and conceptual drawings to pursue a license to bring commercial spaceflights to Ellington Airport. He will remain as the lead for the Houston Spaceport project.

2015 Tech Champs Memberships now available online!



Directions to Flying Legends: 

*Just past the Ellington entrance, you will see a big NASA jet on static display, take a left at the plane on to Aerospace Ave. and follow the map below. 




Thu, Mar. 12, 2015
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. US/Central


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Flying Legends
11190 Blume Avenue
Houston, TX 77034
United States