Viaspace (vspc.ob) - I can't stress it enough...
Dr. Carl Kukkonen: CEO, Chairman, Co-Founder
From its founding in 1998 Dr. Carl Kukkonen has led the VIASPACE team, serving as CEO of ViaSpace Technologies LLC, the predecessor of VIASPACE Inc., and serving as CEO and Chairman today. ViaSpace Technologies incubated several companies based on technologies developed at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
and patents and software licensed from Caltech
Prior to founding VIASPACE Dr. Kukkonen was a Caltech employee, serving as Director of the Center for Space Microelectronics Technology
(CSMT) and Manager of Supercomputing at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
. At JPL from 1984 to 1998 he managed several technologies and technical subsidiaries. Dr. Kukkonen established and grew the CSMT into a 250-person operation with a $70M annual budget.
From 1977 to 1984 Dr. Kukkonen worked for the Ford Motor Company as Ford's leading expert on hydrogen as an alternative automotive fuel
. As a Principal Research Engineer, he also led a team that developed Ford's first turbocharged intercooled direct injection diesel engine
Dr. Kukkonen received a BS in physics from the University of California at Davis. He earned a MS and Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University and was a post-doctoral fellow at Purdue. In 1992 Dr. Kukkonen was awarded the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal.
VIASPACE Energy has established a significant position in the $55.4 billion clean energy sector with its expansive fuel cell patent portfolio, direct methanol fuel cell cartridge business, fuel cell humidity sensor products, Li-Ion and Li- Polymer battery lines,and focus on new technologies to conserve energy and reduce emissions.
VIASPACE Plants Biofuel & Animal Feed Grass and Signs Land Lease in China
PASADENA, CA, December 10, 2008-VIASPACE Inc. (OTCBB: VSPC) announced today that it has planted 1.2 million seedlings of its proprietary fast-growing China Giant King Grass near the IPA factory in Guangdong province in China. Giant King Grass is a natural hybrid perennial grass which is propagated from seedlings rather than seeds. In tropical and subtropical areas such as Southern China, it can yield four crops per year and up to 156 tons of grass per acre per year.
VIASPACE Targets $25 Billion Biofuel Market
PASADENA, CA, December 2, 2008-VIASPACE Inc. (OTCBB: VSPC) today announced the Company is cultivating a new fast-growing hybrid grass to be used for production of cellulosic ethanol, methanol, biocrude and green gasoline. VIASPACE is taking a leadership position in the development of feedstock for sustainable biofuels, targeting the growing $25 billion global biofuels market.
VIASPACE Subsidiary Projects $20 Million in Revenue from New Hybrid Grass
PASADENA, CA, November 3, 2008-VIASPACE Inc. (OTCBB: VSPC) today announced the Company is focused on commercial farming of its new fast-growing hybrid grass to initially capture a significant share of China's $40 billion market for animal feed.
And this is just half the story.....so, if you happen miss the bus and you come on HSM and say this amazing stock growth came out of nowhere i'm going to jump all over you and say "I TOLD U SO!!!"
and i've been telling you guys for some time so you have no one to blame but yourself if your not in this and it hits a dollar.
I'm just gonna sit back and watch the show...