Category: Coming To Brevard

Lockheed Martin, SpaceX, Moon Express to Hire 800-plus for High-tech Jobs

Nearly three times a month, rockets are blasting off from Florida’s Space Coast and more companies are wising up to the idea of either building rockets here or refurbishing them for launch again — saving time and money. And while rockets are shaping up on the coast, other space-related companies are building space capsules and […]

Northrop Grumman, IAP World Services net $50.6M in local contracts

The Falls Church, Va.-based global defense firm’s military aircraft systems division in Melbourne won a $34.5 million contract on June 27, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. The company will provide 117 E-2D aircraft for the military. Nearly 50 percent of the work will take place in Melbourne and the rest will happen in […]

RUAG Selects North Brevard for Spacecraft Production Facility

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced RUAG’s selection of Brevard County for its RUAG Space USA Inc. production facility in Titusville. RUAG Space USA Inc., a supplier of spacecraft structural and thermal equipment, will operate at the Port Canaveral Titusville Logistic Center. “The aerospace industry is undergoing a disruptive transformation,” explains […]

Jeff Bezos and Gov. Rick Scott announce Blue Origin will assemble and launch Blue Origin rockets from the Space Coast.

Blue Origin Selects Brevard County, Florida, To Manufacture/Launch Orbital Vehicles

Jeff Bezos, Founder of Blue Origin and CEO of, said, “Cape Canaveral has long been a gateway to humankind’s greatest adventures. Our new home – Complex 36 – has seen 43 years of service and 145 launches, including the Mariner missions, Pioneer 10 and Surveyor 1 – the first U.S. spacecraft to land softly […]