Category: Sector News

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 […]

The Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meets February 5, 2019

Mark your calendars and join us for the next consortium meeting! Tuesday, February 5  9am – Noon, 8:30am registration begins New Location- Space Coast Health Foundation – Center for Collaboration 1100 Rockledge Blvd Suite #100 Rockledge, Florida  32955   Register now! https://bhwcfeb5meeting.eventbrite.com   Top 3 Reasons to Attend: 1. Learn NEW initiatives for building your talent […]

SeaDek Named Small Business National Exporter of the Year

SeaDek Marine Products, manufacturer of innovative non-skid products for the marine industry, is proud to be the recipient of the SBA 2018 Small Business National Exporter of the Year award. The announcement was made earlier in the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Thanks to the strategic development of their international Certified Fabricator and […]

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 […]

FLORIDA RECOGNIZES MANUFACTURING MONTH

In celebration of the industry’s accomplishments, the Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) announces the recognition of Manufacturing Month for October 2018. Across the state, manufacturing companies are opening their doors to students, parents, teachers, and the community to showcase the industry and the advances made within its vast sectors. As part of an effort to […]