Category: Aviation / Aerospace

Space Coast Earns a Top Ranking on Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities Index

Space Coast vaults to second on Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities Index Space Coast, Fla. (February 19, 2021) – The Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) continues to rocket up the rankings of the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities, rising to second in the prestigious index for 2021, which tracks where America’s jobs are created and sustained. […]

Aerospace Workforce Development Strategy Summit Recap

The Aerospace Workforce Development Strategy Summit on February 4 brought together aerospace industry representatives, community partners, education and training partners, elected officials, and community stakeholders to build on the strategic direction and delivery of solutions needed to strengthen Brevard’s Aerospace Workforce.  Presentations included: “Building Florida’s Future” from Space Florida Certified Manufacturing Associate’s Training Program from […]

Aerion Supersonic starts development on new Headquarters in Melbourne

Preparations made to the 100+ acre site for start of the AS2 production in 2023. Melbourne, FL (December 10, 2020) – Supersonic aircraft company, Aerion, the leader in supersonic technology has started development at Aerion Park – the company’s future state-of-the-art global headquarters that will home production of the AS2 business jet from 2023. Aerion Park […]

SpaceX to Launch a 2022 Science Mission – Florida Today

NASA selects SpaceX for $80 million science mission launching from Cape Canaveral Excerpted from Florida Today, February 6, 2020 by Emre Kelly   NASA has selected SpaceX to launch a 2022 science mission under an $80 million contract, the agency announced this week. The Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem mission, or PACE, is slated to take flight […]

Industry Leaders Convene at Aerospace Summit

Aerospace Workforce Development Strategy Summit On January 30, at the Canaveral Port Authority in Cape Canaveral, CareerSource Brevard, Space Florida, FloridaMakes, and the EDC of Florida’s Space Coast convened a workshop, bringing workforce, industry, education, and community leaders together to identify workforce challenges for the Aerospace industry in Brevard County, and work together to design […]

CareerSource Brevard offers new pre-apprenticeship program to help develop aerospace industry workforce

Innovative, employer-centric, flexible curriculum Published in Brevard Business News, January 6, 2020 by Ken Datzman ROCKLEDGE — Perhaps the biggest challenge facing the advanced manufacturing industry today is finding and attracting a qualified workforce. And advanced manufacturing is tied directly to the aerospace industry, as well as many other segments of the economy. With the […]

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 […]