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Deal Finalized to Use Former Shuttle Processing Facility for CST-100 Spacecraft Development

Artist’s concept of CST-100 high bay operations in the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Image Credit: Boeing

For more than three decades NASA’s space shuttle fleet was looked after in three separate Orbiter Processing Facilities, or OPFs, at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center launch site in Florida. Now, [...]

UPDATE: Boeing Not a KSC Tenant - Yet

NASA held a large event to proclaim that Boeing had entered into an agreement with Space Florida and NASA to use one of the Orbiter Processing Facilities to process the company’s CST-100 spacecraft. Over a year and a half later, the lease agreement still has not been signed, and it is unclear if it [...]

Brazil-Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce Announces Expansion Into Space Coast

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — The Brazil-Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce announced March 6 at Florida Space Day that it will be working to expand into the Space Coast region of Florida, located in Brevard County. Chamber of Commerce President Jefferson Michaelis sat down with AmericaSpace after the [...]

Florida Space Day Closing Ceremonies Highlight Current State of Space Industry

Video courtesy of AmericaSpace with elements provided by Space Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Whenever NASA announces that a contract is open for bidding, the competition between aerospace firms can be fierce. However, these divisions fade on Florida Space Day, as teams consisting of representatives from United Launch Alliance work side-by-side [...]

Voices: Interviews from Inside and Outside the Space Community on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace would be remiss if we did not show some of the other amazing interviews conducted during Florida Space Day. Therefore, we wanted to compile them here for your viewing pleasure. Stay tuned for a video of the reception that was held to close out [...]

Interview with Astronaut Bob Crippen on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — It’s not every day that you get to sit down with a United States space flight legend—but that’s exactly the opportunity afforded to AmericaSpace, when the pilot of the very first space shuttle mission, Robert “Bob” Crippen, spoke with us about why he was helping [...]

Florida Democratic Whip Alan Williams on Importance of Space Industry in Florida

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace sat down for an interview with Florida House Representative Alan Williams, the House Democratic Whip, about his efforts to support the space industry within the State of Florida. Williams is both laid back and professional. He detailed his efforts to support Florida’s space industry, how inspiring space [...]

Justin Gilman on How He Became Involved with Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace spoke with Justin Gilman, with Dynamac Corporation. Gilman was in Tallahassee, Fla., today to help out with activities surrounding Florida Space Day. He spoke about how he became involved with Florida Space Day, as well as his perception of how things were going with [...]

Interview with Millennium's Ron Ten Haken on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace sat down with Ronald D. Ten Haken, with Millenium Engineering and Integration Company. Ten Haken was in Tallahassee, Fla., today to help out with activities surrounding Florida Space Day. However, on this day he teamed up with companies across the aerospace community to represent [...]

Interview with Veteran Astronaut Brian Duffy on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace sat down with Brian Duffy, who is a former space shuttle astronaut. He currently works for ATK, but was in Tallahassee, Fla., today to help out with activities surrounding Florida Space Day. However, on this day he teamed up with companies across the aerospace community [...]