Category: Sector News

Local College Helping Satellite Makers Take Flight at Cape Canaveral

Two new companies manufacturing satellites on the Space Coast are tapping into Eastern Florida State College’s expertise to help train the skilled workers needed to ramp-up production. One Web Satellites uses a digitized assembly line to reduce costs and the production timeline as workers produce modular, customizable satellites. OneWeb Satellites and RUAG Space USA will […]

CareerSource grant targets tech market with CompTIA, Microsoft Office certifications

By Ken Datzman, Brevard Business News ROCKLEDGE — Since 2010, the information technology services and custom software services category has powered job growth in America, accounting for an estimated 1.9 million new jobs. And with digital transformation now taking hold across most sectors of business, the outlook for continuing technology employment growth remains positive. The […]

AEROSPACE WORKFORCE WORKSHOP

Brought to you by: Space Florida, CareerSource Brevard, Florida Makes and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Collaborate with leaders to identify current and future challenges and critical talent needs while discovering ways to define success and create solutions! CEO Updates: Space Florida, CareerSource Brevard, Space Coast Economic Development Commission and Florida Makes. […]

Healthcare Workers Needed in Florida

From: Call to Action: Addressing Healthcare Workforce Shortages …Healthcare industry leaders anticipate significant increases in the need for healthcare services due to Florida’s continued population growth, the aging of Florida’s population, and increased access to care. Yet, the supply of healthcare workers is not keeping pace. It is essential that the state of Florida commits […]

June 4-6, 2019 46th Space Congress

Space Congress® is a forum for a breadth of topics regarding current space initiatives through relevant panel discussions and prominent speakers. The Congress allows for technical interchange between aerospace professionals, faculty, students and the general public during the panel sessions. Click to Register Here! WHEN: June 4-7, 2019 WHERE: 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida […]

Elon Musk: SpaceX’s next-gen Starship will be built in and launched from Florida

By: Emre Kelly, Florida Today SpaceX’s next-generation launch system designed to take humans beyond low-Earth orbit will at least partially call Florida home, CEO Elon Musk confirmed over the weekend. When asked where the vehicle known as Starship and Super Heavy would launch from, Musk said both Texas and Florida would host liftoff and assembly operations. “Working […]

Blue Origin is expanding

Emre Kelly, Florida Today Just south of Blue Origin’s imposing campus at Kennedy Space Center, an empty patch of land will soon be transformed into a sprawling, technology-laden extension of the aerospace company’s existing rocket manufacturing facility. Labeled as “South Campus” in water management district documents obtained by FLORIDA TODAY, the 90-acre expansion will connect to the factory at Exploration Park, which […]