Category: Aviation / Aerospace

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 […]

Cape Canaveral area set for major economic boost

By Allie Raffa | Fox News CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — In 2004, when then-President George W. Bush announced that NASA would end space exploration at the end of the decade, the region that for 50 years was a major hub for travel to outer space became anxious about its future. Florida’s Space Coast, as it […]

Florida dominates the space launch game

From: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/28/tech/florida-space-coast-firefly/index.html By: Jackie Wattles, CNN Business New York (CNN Business)-There are about two dozen launch sites along Florida’s coast that have been abandoned for years. And the future of this area looked bleak when NASA’s Space Shuttle program ended in 2011. But times are changing. Sleek, modern buildings are going up all over the […]