Category: Aviation / Aerospace

IACI Summit Produces a Valuable Partnership for Brevard Employers

For immediate release By: Wendy K Coomer, Executive Director, Global Communications, IACI Kennedy Space Center, Brevard, Florida- November 29, 2017 Career Source Brevard and the International Association of Certified ISAOs (IACI) are pleased to announce a partnership to develop the cybersecurity workforce in Brevard County.  The partnership was developed at the IACI International Cybersecurity Summit this […]

CRAIG TECHNOLOGIES TO PROVIDE PAYLOAD INTEGRATION AND OPERATIONS SUPPORT ON INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Craig Technologies Aerospace Solutions, LLC has been awarded a contract to provide payload integration and operations support to NASA and other federal agencies.  In addition to government agencies, the company will provide satellite launch support to commercial customers both nationally and globally. Craig Technologies Aerospace Solutions (Craig) will provide turnkey services […]

Blue Origin to build rocket servicing center in Florida

by Alan Boyle Blue Origin, the space venture created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has struck a deal with Florida’s spaceport authority to build a $60 million rocket testing and refurbishment facility near Cape Canaveral. The facility would be constructed at Space Florida’s Exploration Park to provide support services for the $205 million, 750,000-square-foot New […]

EFSC Receives Major Grant to Train Aerospace, High-Tech Workers

May 31, 2018 – Eastern Florida State College has received a nearly $3.8 million state grant to train Floridians for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing as part of a major initiative from Gov. Rick Scott. Scott announced six Florida Job Growth Grant Fund projects Wednesday totaling $10 million, with Eastern Florida receiving $3.79 million […]

‘The Space Coast of Florida is the next Silicon Valley’

From Florida Voices Florida Voices is a project of the USA TODAY Network-Florida that spotlights issues important to Floridians this election year. INTERVIEW WITH: Emily Mollen Age: 34 Occupation: IT consultant and owner of Space Coast IT   Lives in: Indian Harbour Beach (Brevard County) Election issues: Economic development, environment, gun control, voting rights When Emily Mollen left the […]

City of Cape Canaveral Economic Development Director Todd Morley Talks About Growth in His Community

By Space Coast Daily BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The City of Cape Canaveral is booming and Economic Development Director Todd Morley talks about the exciting growth in his community. For decades, the world has known Cape Canaveral as a Launchpad where one giant leap for mankind began and aerospace and technology were […]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch turns tide of Florida’s Space Coast economy

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday has the Space Coast buzzing about a return to the heady days of the shuttle program, with businesses ready to take advantage of the surge in interest, economic leaders say. “No question that other companies around the world, they are looking at establishing facilities […]

45th Space Congress – The Next Great Steps – February 27 to March 1

The Next Great Steps, 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920 February 27 through March 1, 2018 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 […]

Port Canaveral OKs $17.9M contract to help develop its ‘spaceport’ for SpaceX, Blue Origin

By Dave Berman, Florida Today Port Canaveral will be spending nearly $18 million on the first phase of a cargo berth project that will help provide facilities for the commercial space industry. That will include areas for the recovery and reuse of rockets. This project is part of $78.96 million in proposed projects related to a […]

Florida’s Space Coast is Poised for Change

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel Space-industry officials say this year could be one of the more important in recent memory because of the need to execute on planned major projects. The year will be marked by the Florida coming-out party of Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin, which recently completed a massive 750,000-square-foot manufacturing plant […]