Friday, August 18, 2017

Moon Express gears up for 1st commercial lunar mission

Cape Canaveral-based private aerospace company Moon Express is building the first of its four vehicles that will land on the moon when its launches its lunar mission before the end of...

3-D printing for satellites? Harris has a plan

The business of building satellites could get cheaper as companies turn to 3-D printing for their components. In Melbourne, Harris Corporationresearchers say using that technology could cut the cost of producing...

SpaceX’s Elon Musk: A lot of things can go wrong with future Falcon Heavy...

Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company SpaceX has a lot riding on its largest rocket ever when it blasts off from Cape Canaveral launch complex 39-A in November. SpaceX's ability to prove the flight...

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson sees history repeating on Space Coast

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson sees history repeating itself here, with commercial companies playing what once was the role of government agencies in the push to build a bustling space economy. The region...

Competitors SpaceX, Boeing race to launch astronauts next year

The Boeing Co. and SpaceX both are gearing up to send astronauts to space from American soil in 2018 — something that hasn't happened since 2011. Both companies were tasked by NASA's...

Arlington satellite maker’s $85M facility goes vertical on Florida’s Space Coast

OneWeb LLC, a Britain-founded company with offices in Arlington, is well on its way to having its satellite manufacturing plant in Exploration Park on Florida's Space Coast. Greg Wyler, founder and executive...

Satellite maker’s $85M facility goes vertical on Space Coast

OneWeb LLC is well on its way to having its satellite manufacturing plant in Exploration Park. Greg Wyler, founder and executive chairman of OneWeb, tweeted photos of the ongoing construction for OneWeb's...

Florida startup boldly sets sights on moon

Florida startup Moon Express is setting its sights high: ambitiously shooting to become the first private company to launch a small, unmanned craft to the moon before the year's out. A big...

OneWeb ripple effect: How one company may attract biz opportunities to Central Florida

Once OneWeb LLC completes its $85 million, 100,000-square-foot satellite manufacturing center in Exploration Park by March 2018, there’s a good chance that other companies and jobs may follow. Like in the neighborhood...

OneWeb expected to attract dozens of firms to Space Coast for supply chain

Ruag Space USA, a supplier of spacecraft structural and thermal equipment, may be just the start of how OneWeb Satellites LLC is affecting the Space Coast. Switzerland-based aerospace parts makers Ruag Space...
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