fit20 U.S. Opens Flagship Studio & National Franchise Training Center in Liberty Place
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — fit20 USA announces the opening of its new Flagship Studio and National Franchise Training Center in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Va. in Liberty Place.
fit20 USA is the Master Franchisee of fit20, a concept started in the Netherlands that now has over 150 Studios in nine countries with 18,000 members. fit20 is a unique concept that provides a private, noise-free environment geared to accommodate busy schedules and reflect personal physical requirements, featuring a 20-minute weekly session with a certified personal trainer.
The state-of-the-art fit20 location in downtown Fredericksburg will be the National Training Center for new franchisees as well as a fully functioning studio. Member training sessions are already underway in the new facility.
“We are excited to be growing in Fredericksburg, especially amid this challenging pandemic,” says CEO, Aqil Radjab.
Companies bring together data and immersive design expertise to create space training simulation tool for U.S. Space Force
Slingshot Aerospace, Inc., a leader in situational awareness technology, announced today that it has received $2 million to develop the Slingshot Orbital Laboratory, an immersive space simulation tool for the Space Force. This includes a $1 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 contract from the United States Space Force and an additional $1 million from ATX Venture Partners. The company has partnered with THE THIRD FLOOR, the world’s leading visualization studio helping realize blockbuster films and shows such as Gravity, The Martian and The Mandalorian, to co-create a space visualization solution that is interactive and physics-based.
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Nominal image of Slingshot Orbital Laboratory. (Graphic: Business Wire)
“Space operators need to understand complicated concepts like astrodynamics, the effects of various