Wednesday night’s Falcon Heavy launch will cause sonic booms along Florida’s Space Coast

Falcon Heavy Launch (Not pictured) – SpaceX Rocket Launches — Courtesy: Shutterstock — John Huntington Residents of Florida’s Space Coast might hear some loud booms on Wednesday night as SpaceX launches a satellite the size of a school bus using a Falcon Heavy rocket. The Jupiter 3 (Echostar XXIV) communications satellite will be launched by

American Airlines increases flights to Florida hotspot and adds new Caribbean route

American Airlines plane at airport — Courtesy: Shutterstock — GagliardiPhotography From its hub in Miami, Florida, American Airlines is flying to a new warm-weather location and providing extra seats. As of Thursday, American will fly nonstop for the first time between Miami International Airport and Governor’s Harbour, Bahamas (GHB). The service, which is situated around

Astonishing rocket launch viewing from Florida’s Space Coast

Rocket launch from Florida Space Coast – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by TimBurgess Many people consider witnessing a real rocket launch in South Florida to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. However, it’s simpler than you may imagine crossing that experience off your bucket list because more rockets are being launched from the Space Coast by SpaceX,

World’s first 3D-printed rocket will launch from Florida

3D printer with 3D-printed object beside it – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Nikita Anokhin Relativity Space will attempt to launch the first 3D-printed rocket from Florida’s Space Coast once more following two unsuccessful attempts. The fresh launch is anticipated to take place on March 22. At Cape Canaveral’s Space Force Station, the three-hour launch

SpaceX astronauts return to Earth after a five-month deployment off the coast of Florida

SpaceX Rocket Launch – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Oleg_Yakovlev During a brief SpaceX ride home, four astronauts from the space station arrived back on Earth late on Saturday. Their capsule landed with a splash in the Gulf of Mexico, not far from Tampa in Florida. The American-Russian-Japanese crew, which arrived in October last year, spent five

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

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis starts online campaign to move Twitter to Florida

Twitter App with Elon Musk in the Background — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Rokas Tenys JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is not as enthused as the Sunshine State’s chief financial officer to bring Twitter’s headquarters to Florida. After it was first announced that Elon Musk was negotiating to buy the social media platform in

Multiple SpaceX launches to begin Thursday in Florida

SpaceX Rocket Launches — Courtesy: Shutterstock — John Huntington SpaceX plans to begin a surge in launch activity Thursday with a Starlink launch from Florida heading south along the Sunshine State’s coastline. Five SpaceX missions may launch within the next month on the southern polar trajectory, flying much closer to the Florida coast toward Miami

Florida’s aerospace agency, Space Florida, aims to bring 2,100 manufacturing jobs to Brevard County

Space Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: athlux Space Florida pushed forward with negotiations on Tuesday to bring 2,100 spacecraft manufacturing jobs to Brevard County over the next three years.  The Space Florida Board of Directors approved a staff request to complete negotiations with a company that is expected to invest more than $300

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