SpaceX successfully welcomes 4 astronauts from space off Florida’s coast

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Evgeniyqw Time flies when you’re having fun… or when you’re in space. Four astronauts made a safe return to Earth, securely strapped into the SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule early Sunday morning, marking an end to a half-year mission to the International Space Station (ISS).  The astronauts, Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi,

Memorial Day tradition returns to South Florida with Air & Sea Show

Airplanes on airshow. Aerobatic team performs flight at air show – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Lucian BOLCA A small sense of pre-pandemic outings is making a return to one of South Florida’s busiest beaches. After being sidelined in 2020 due to health protocols and the roaring surge in COVID-19 cases, the popular Hyundai Air

$300 Million Supersonic Private Jet Company Breaks HQ ground in Melbourne

Aerion Park Rendering – Courtesy: Aerion website. Aerion, the supersonic private aircraft company, has officially landed in Florida, breaking ground for its new global headquarters in Melbourne. Here, the company plans on producing the world’s first business class jet to break the sound barrier—faster than the speed of sound.  “We are building the future of

Robo-dogs to patrol Florida Air Force base: will assist with surveillance moving forward

Courtesy: (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cory D. Payne) The 325th Security Forces Squadron is enlisting some dog patrolling support at the Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Fla. The dogs will cost around $100,000 each and can roam around the bases’ perimeter for roughly seven-mile round-trips before being charged. If you

High-speed, electric air mobility network coming to Central Florida— ‘flying taxi’ startup Lilium announces

Courtesy: Lilium website Flying taxis will soon invade the planned Lake Nona community in the Orlando area, according to German electric aviation startup Lilium.  The company paired up with the City of Orlando and real estate development company Tavistock to establish the Sunshine State as the “first advanced aerial mobility region” in the United States,

World Space Week welcomed with successful SpaceX satellite launch

Falcon 9 Rocket launching from Kennedy Space Center early Tuesday, Oct. 6. Courtesy: SpaceX Twitter. After weeks of scratched launches due to Florida’s unpredictable weather patterns, SpaceX celebrated another successful Starlink launch into space on its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The rocket launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at

Three Historic Launches to Take Place in Florida’s Space Coast

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket is transported from the Horizontal Integration Facility to Space Launch Complex-37 on Nov. 14, 2019 in preparation to launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office in 2020. Photo and Caption Credit: United Launch Alliance Florida’s Space Coast is in for a real treat if

8 Communities Compete to Be U.S. Space Force’s Florida Headquarters

Governor Ron DeSantis has endorsed all eight nomination letters for communities looking to host the U.S. Space Force headquarters. Following a call on Tuesday, June 7, with staff from the Florida Congressional delegation, Space Florida announced Gov. Ron DeSantis had endorsed the nomination letters from all eight communities vying for the Space Force headquarters. Space

First Official Launch for New U.S. Space Force Happens in Florida

The Atlas V rocket that launched the AEHF-5 satellite rolled out to the launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Photo: United Launch Alliance (ULA) On Thursday, March 26 at 4:18 p.m the United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket took off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying

Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2019 Military Summit Underway In Jacksonville

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2019 Military, Defense & Veterans Opportunities Summit is underway in Jacksonville.