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Ocean Aero locating manufacturing operations and headquarters in Gulfport

September 9th, 2021

Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its manufacturing operations and headquarters from San Diego to Gulfport. The project is a $4.65 million corporate investment and will create 45 jobs. Read more here.

Missed our webinar?

August 23rd, 2021

Trends, Investments & Advancements with Aerospace Alliance Leaders On August 12th, The Aerospace Alliance hosted a webinar featuring the heads of economic development from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi on current trends, advancements and investments in aviation, aerospace and commercial space in the region. We hope all of our attendees had an informative experience and […]

NASA’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test Scheduled for Launch

July 26th, 2021

Teams from NASA, Boeing and United Launch Alliance completed a launch readiness review on July 27 ahead of NASA’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 mission to the International Space Station. The launch teams still are “go” for launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on a mission to the microgravity laboratory on the company’s second uncrewed flight test. Launch is scheduled at 2:53 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 30, on a […]

Webinar: Trends, Investments & Advancements with Aerospace Alliance Leaders

July 25th, 2021

On Thursday, August 12th at 9 a.m. EST, The Aerospace Alliance will host a one-hour webinar featuring the heads of economic development from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi for an energetic and educational discussion on current trends, advancements and investments in aviation, aerospace and commercial space in the region. Discussion topics will include: – The […]

Recent Activities in the Aerospace Alliance Cooridor

July 2nd, 2021

Although 2020 was an unprecedented year in terms of challenges and changes, the Aerospace Alliance continues to thrive and adapt to a new type of normal. The aerospace and aviation industry faced unique challenges in the face of the pandemic but have carried on with their ability to innovate and drive industry advancements and growth. […]

Next Element for NASA’s Moon Rocket Gets Stacked for Artemis I at Kennedy Space Center

June 22nd, 2021

Workers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida have stacked the launch vehicle stage adapter atop the Space Launch System rocket’s core stage inside the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB). Engineers with Exploration Ground Systems used one of five VAB cranes to lift the adapter almost 250-feet in the air and then slowly lower it on to the core stage. Read more here.

After COVID delay, Pensacola’s 2nd ST Engineering hangar to be complete by September 2022

June 15th, 2021

After a nearly year-long delay because of the pandemic, the second phase of the ST Engineering aircraft, maintenance and repair (MRO) facility at the Pensacola International Airport is getting off the ground. Read more here.

NASA Prepares to Stack Moon Rocket’s Core Stage

June 4th, 2021

The fully stacked twin solid rocket boosters for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket are mated atop the mobile launcher at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida as stacking and assembly activities for NASA’s Artemis I mission are underway. Read more here.

Stennis Space Center Gaining Recognition for Cutting-Edge Autonomous Systems Work

May 27th, 2021

A small team of technologists at NASA’s Stennis Space Center is gaining recognition for its expertise in designing, testing, and deploying capabilities that help critical systems operate more autonomously and efficiently. Read more here.

Pensacola International Airport Looking to Expand

May 24th, 2021

Pensacola city officials will start looking into expanding the terminal at the Pensacola International Airport (PNS). The airport’s daily travel numbers have moved above pre-pandemic level in the past month. Read more here.