Space Florida to Bring Spacecraft Manufacturing to Melbourne Airport Written 15 December 2021


Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft guided into position above a ULA Atlas V rocket at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex 41 at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. | Credit: Cory Huston/NASA; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Florida Today reports that the Space Florida board of directors “approved a staff request to complete negotiations with a company that is expected to invest more than $300 million in a new facility at the Melbourne Orlando International Airport.” The facility will bring 2,100 spacecraft manufacturing jobs “expected to have an average wage of $84,000 a year, plus benefits.”
Full Story (Florida Today)