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 […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $1.75 Million in Grants to Support Apprenticeship Expansion

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $1.75 million to help Floridians acquire the skills needed for in-demand occupations through new and expanded apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs across Florida. “The expansion of workforce education and training programs is an essential element of our bold vision to ensure Florida has the No. 1 workforce in […]

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 […]

Job Fair February 6, 2019: Palm Bay

Job Fair:  Wednesday, February 6th 2019 10:00AM until 2:00PM CareerSource Brevard Palm Bay career center,  5275 Babcock St. NE Palm Bay FL 32905 Veterans and the general public are invited. Register here: https://csbjobfair2019palmbay.eventbrite.com   The Job Fair will showcase local employers, Federal Contractors and  5 community outreach programs,who are ready to fill vacancies.  Jobseekers should […]

Florida’s December 2018 Unemployment Rate

By: CareerSource Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that Florida’s unemployment rate remained at a low 3.3 percent in December. Over the past year, 241,000 private sector jobs were created in Florida with 21,900 private sector jobs created in December alone. Florida’s annual job growth rate of 3.2 percent continues to outpace the nation’s rate of 2.0 percent. […]