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

Four astronauts splashdown off Florida’s coast in SpaceX capsule

SpaceX in Low Earth Orbit – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Paopano CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Four astronauts in a SpaceX capsule returned to Earth on Monday, ending a 200-day space station mission that began last spring.  Their capsule parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, in pure darkness. Recovery boats with

Celebrating Florida’s 176th Birthday with Fun Facts

Image by WikiImages from Pixabay As many people understand, birthday’s are important.  On May 3, 176 years ago, Florida became the 27th territory to join statehood in the United States.  Oddly enough, Florida lays claim to the oldest city in the country, yet didn’t become a state until 1845, almost 60 years after Delaware became

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

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

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.

Space Florida & PortMiami Receive Combined $98M In Federal Grants To Upgrade Infrastructure

Space Florida and PortMiami have been awarded a combined $98 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation that will go towards upgrading their infrastructure.

Vice President Pence To Visit Kennedy Space Center For 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Vice President Mike Pence will travel to the Kennedy Space Center on Saturday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.