Category: Aviation / Aerospace

5 Tips to Attract Space, Satellite Engineers

Success in the commercial space race depends on securing talent in a tight labor market. Adobe Stock October’s issue of Aerospace Manufacturing and Design In a market with record-low unemployment rates, skilled engineers are particularly scarce, making them the professionals most in demand. Great news for them; less so for space and satellite industry recruiters […]

Lockheed Martin set to unveil Navy fleet ballistic missile operation in Titusville

Lockheed Martin on Tuesday will officially mark the transition of its fleet ballistic missile headquarters from California to the Space Coast, reinforcing the region’s critical role in the nation’s nuclear deterrence triad. During a morning ceremony at its Titusville facility, company, local and military officials will gather to mark the move of the program that […]

OneWeb Satellites Opens 105,500 Square-Foot Production Facility on Florida’s Space Coast

Space Coast, FL– Today, OneWeb Satellites, a joint venture of OneWeb and Airbus, officially opened the world’s first high-volume, high-speed advanced satellite production facility in Exploration Park on Florida’s Space Coast. Today’s milestone is the next step in advancing the company’s investment on Florida’s Space Coast, which was first announced in 2016 by the Economic […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Firefly Aerospace coming to the Space Coast

By Mike Magnoli, FOX 35 Orlando CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – New rockets and new jobs are coming soon to the Space Coast, and Florida’s new governor is calling it a win for the state. Florida offered up to $18.9 million to help attract a Texas-based company that was announced Friday as coming to […]