Category: Aviation / Aerospace

SpaceX, U.S. Air Force to launch secretive robotic space plane from Cape Canaveral

By:  Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel SpaceX has scheduled a launch for one of the U.S. Air Force’s two X-37B robotic space planes. The Boeing-built plane is a 29-foot long, 9-foot, 6-inch tall vehicle that resembles a smaller version of NASA’s retired space shuttle. It will be mounted into the nose of one of SpaceX’s workhorse […]

SpaceX gets OK for landing zone on Space Coast

By: Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal Private commercial rocket company SpaceX got approval for additional space for its Dragon spacecraft and Falcon Heavy rocket at Cape Canaveral. While SpaceX does not have its main manufacturing facility in Central Florida, the company does launches at least twice a month and has a refurbishment center in Port […]

Kennedy Space Center Resurgence

By: Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel The transformation of the Space Center and the 144,000-acre property required a vision where government and commercial companies were both welcomed and supported. The resulting growth in the industry has created potential opportunities for contractors. NASA has an Exploration Mission 1 test flight planned for 2019 that will send an […]

Astro Pak Corporation Invests in Titusville, FL for Expansion

The company’s presence in North Brevard promises new growth for the region Space Coast, FL (August 17, 2017) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is pleased to announce that Astro Pak Corporation has selected Titusville, Florida as the new location for the company’s expanding field operations. Based in California, Astro Pak […]

Northrop Grumman is Hiring for OVER 100 Positions!

Recruiting Event–Invitation Only   Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:30am-2:30pm   CareerSource Brevard-Rockledge–295 Barnes Boulevard   HIRING:  OVER 100 POSITIONS AVAILABLE, LOCAL AND NATIONWIDE Job Order: 10525026      Cyber Information Sys Security 2 Job Order: 10525216       PC Network Support Technician 2/3 Job Order: 10525359       Logistics Planner 2 – Provisioning Analyst Job Order: 10525090       Budget […]

Historic Rocket Launch Scheduled for August 25

By Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal Orbital ATK Inc., Dulles, Va.-based aerospace company(NYSE: OA), will launch its Minotaur IV rocket on Aug. 25 from Cape Canaveral. This launch will be a first for Space Florida’s launch complex 46, since the last launch in 1999. The rocket will carry the ORS-5 satellite, also known as the SensorStat,  […]

Satellite maker’s $85M facility goes vertical on Space Coast

By Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal OneWeb LLC is well on its way to having its satellite manufacturing plant in Exploration Park. The OneWeb manufacturing plant is a project many parts suppliers in Central Florida and even outside of the state may be keeping an eye on, as it could lead to big business opportunities […]

Red Canyon Software, Inc., to Bring Jobs and More to Brevard

Red Canyon Software, Inc., to Bring Jobs and More to Brevard Plans for first regional office include revitalization of Historic Downtown Titusville site. Space Coast, FL (August 3, 2017) – Red Canyon Software, Inc., an aerospace engineering and software company based in Denver, CO, has announced plans to open its first regional office in Historic […]

Who will get to the moon first? NASA or SpaceX?

…Government space agency NASA and private commercial company SpaceX work alongside one another, both now are gunning for the moon, with each planning to launch a rocket from Florida’s Space Coast. Big firms like Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), United Launch Alliance, Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) […]

Blue Origin’s 750,000 Square-Foot Rocket Center “Coming Soon”

Blue Origin’s new rocket manufacturing center in Exploration Park on Florida’s Space Coast should be finished by the end of 2017, creating 330 high-tech, high-wage jobs paying an average annual salary of $89,000. Check out owner of Blue Origin and Amazon.com Inc., Jeff Bezos’ video clip of the new facility here. Read entire article by […]