Rocket Lab prepares to blast off in Mississippi
U.S.-based Rocket Lab is locating an engine test facility for its new large rocket Neutron at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, making a significant capital investment and creating dozens of new jobs in Hancock County. Read more here.
THANK YOU TO OUR CORPORATE PARTNERS
The Alliance’s member states of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida share the goal of promoting the region’s common assets and long-standing tradition of excellence in the aerospace industry to grow the sector. Thank you to our Corporate Partners for supporting the Alliance’s efforts to establish the southeast region as a world-class aerospace and aviation corridor. […]
Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Travels to UK for Farnborough International Airshow
Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez highlighted her aerospace and aviation mission to the United Kingdom for the Farnborough International Airshow, which took place from July 16—20. During the mission, organized in conjunction with Enterprise Florida, Inc., Lieutenant Governor Nuñez met with several corporate executive officials to discuss various economic issues and promote future opportunities for […]
Airbus Expansion Project Will Add 1,000 Jobs in Mobile
Airbus continues to make investments to the aviation and aerospace industry in the southeast corridor with the announcement of a huge expansion project that will add around 1,000 jobs in Mobile. Airbus has already invested over $1 billion in its Alabama manufacturing facility. Read more here.
Airbus set to expand in Mobile
With a bull market for Airbus aircraft, the European plane maker announced plans Wednesday to increase production of the popular A320 model — including expansion at the firm’s plant in Mobile. Read more here.
Amazon Selects Blue Origin’s New Glenn for 12 Launches
Amazon announced what it claims is the biggest rocket deal in the commercial space industry’s history, signing on with three companies for up to 83 launches of its Project Kuiper internet satellites. The tech giant signed contracts for launches with United Launch Alliance (ULA), Arianespace and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin. Project Kuiper is Amazon’s plan to […]
Kennedy Space Center Teams Win Sustainable Environment Awareness Awards
Three teams at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida earned Fiscal Year 2021 Sustainable Environment Awareness (SEA) Awards and will be recognized during the upcoming 2022 KSC Honor Awards Ceremony this spring. The Phase 1 Utility Energy Service Contract (UESC) Award Team won in the Building Efficiency/Performance Contracts category, the Kimberly-Clark RightCycle Program Team was […]
Stennis Space Center & Firehawk Aerospace Form Unique Testing Partnership
NASA’s Stennis Space Center has partnered with companies on propulsion test projects in support of the commercialization of space for more than 20 years. In the last half of 2021, however, the NASA site and startup company Firehawk Aerospace participated in a partnership arrangement that provides a new model for future collaborations. Read more here
Airbus Alabama facility in line to build tanker aircraft with Lockheed Martin
The Airbus manufacturing facility in Mobile is poised for potential growth, thanks to plans announced Monday by the aerospace company and Lockheed Martin to collaborate on a refueling tanker aircraft if the partners win an Air Force competition. The Aerospace Alliance was formed to support the initial Airbus (Then EADS North America)/Northrop Grumman bid to win an US Airforce tanker project, […]
The Aerospace Alliance looks towards the future.
As we enter this new year, we want to share some of the exciting aviation and aerospace industry goings-on to look out for in 2022. Our region’s investments in talent, infrastructure, site readiness and research continue to attract industries of all sizes. The Alliance states have drawn some of the world’s most recognizable names in the […]