Satellites from the NOAA helped in the rescue of 106 lives in Florida in 2022

NOAA Hurricane Satellite – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alex Erwin A brand-new fleet of cutting-edge technology has launched into orbit over the previous ten years. Several new NOAA satellites have expanded the scope of weather tracking, climate change, air quality, and so much more thanks to their birds-eye view. In addition to being more

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lights up Florida’s sky

SpaceX Rocket Launch – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Oleg_Yakovlev After a three-year break, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket successfully launched two satellites to geostationary orbit on its second attempt in as many months at 5:56 p.m. ET, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In addition to the twilight launch, which is known for creating cool vistas

Majority of Southwest Airlines flights out of South Florida are canceled amid chaotic holiday travel

Southwest Airlines Counter — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: RaksyBH Officials at Southwest Airlines will face a multitude of tough questions and decisions as the major airline company has canceled thousands of commercial flights throughout the holiday season while its rival airlines have canceled far fewer. Early Tuesday morning, approximately 80 percent of the airline’s

Space Florida decides to move forward on developing jobs, landing facility projects

Space Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: athlux The board of Space Florida, the state-run organization in charge of promoting the aerospace industry, has approved nearly $60 million for upgrades to the Launch Landing Facility (LLF) and has decided to move forward with vendor solicitations on two other unnamed projects that are expected to

A piece of the Challenger space shuttle was found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean near Florida’s coast

Challenger – Space Shuttle Launch – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by 3Dsculptor More than three decades after it broke apart and all seven people aboard were tragically killed, a piece of the wrecked space shuttle, the Challenger, was discovered at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida. Divers spotted a “huge

NASA halts moon rocket launch due to Hurricane Ian

NASA halts space launch due to Hurricane Ian – Pictured: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: Allard One CAPE CANAVERAL, Fl. – NASA is delaying next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket as Hurricane Ian strengthens to a Category 2. This is the third delay this past month

Central Florida firefighters mark 9/11 with stair climb as U.S. marks 21st anniversary

Rows of firefighter boots with miniature flags for 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Blue Tick Sugar Images On Sunday, Americans remembered 9/11, one of the deadliest terror attacks on U.S. soil with tear-jerking tributes and declarations to “never-forget,” 21 years after the horrific incident. On Sept. 11, 2001, al-Qaida conspirators seized

Everglades Jetport: The “greatest airport in the world” that never came to be

Everglades Jetport – Credit: The AirportHistory.org Collection via Miami Dade Aviation Department The Everglades Jetport, as it was named when the project launched in 1968, began its life right at the end of the Golden Age of air travel, when plane cabins were covered in smoke from cigars and filled with the loud clinking of

NASA Artemis I moon launch is expected to draw at least 100,000 people to Florida’s coast

NASA Rocket launch from Florida Space Coast – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by TimBurgess Sold-out hotels. An increasing sense of excitement. The potential for hundreds of thousands of guests, staff members, and more. These are just a few of the factors being taken into account for Artemis I, NASA’s Space Launch System rocket’s first moon-focused

In South Florida, about 300 flights have been delayed or canceled

Hundreds of flights canceled due to stormy weather – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by FTiare Air traffic delays and cancellations persisted across the state of Florida on Saturday afternoon, including at all three of South Florida’s main airports. The rainy weather moving throughout South Florida has put a halt on vacation plans for hundreds of