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Space Coast Economic Development Commission Teaming with Terran Orbital to Foster Strong Workforce Pipeline

Governor DeSantis announced Terran Orbital’s decision to choose Merritt Island for the construction of its Commercial Spacecraft and Constellation Facility, bringing valuable spacecraft manufacturing opportunities and capabilities to the State of Florida by investing more than $300 million in new construction and equipment. […]

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Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Announces FY 2021/2022 Slate of Officers

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast announced its slate of officers for its Fiscal Year 2021/2022. Officers guide the EDC towards established strategic goals as it works on behalf of the community to create opportunities for the county, local businesses, and citizens. This group of professionals who provide valuable expertise in their fields, will enhance the EDC’s economic development efforts and represent a wide array of Space Coast industries. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Visits Merritt Island to Announce Terran Orbital Plans to Build Largest Satellite Manufacturing Facility in the World

Governor DeSantis announced Terran Orbital’s decision to choose Merritt Island for the construction of its Commercial Spacecraft and Constellation Facility, bringing valuable spacecraft manufacturing opportunities and capabilities to the State of Florida by investing more than $300 million in new construction and equipment. […]

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COVER STORY: Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Sponsors Certified Production Technician Program

Not that long ago, Brevard lagged behind many areas of the country when it came to job growth and Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast CEO Lynda Weatherman made it her mission to change that fact, meeting with industry leaders such as Elon Musk and Lockheed Martin to acquaint them with the benefits of the Space Coast. Her efforts to lure manufacturing into Brevard have paid handsomely in job opportunities. […]

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WATCH: Lockheed Martin Opens Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Titusville to Expand Orion Spacecraft Production

Lockheed Martin and NASA executives officially opened the STAR Center on July 15. Lockheed Martin acquired the building that formerly housed the Astronaut Training Experience attraction and spent 18 months and nearly $20 million renovating and modernizing the 55,000 square-foot space into a digitally-transformed factory of the future. […]