Mobile gets $5.1 Million Grant to Build Hangar Facility
A $5.1 million federal grant will be used to build a new multi-cargo warehouse and hangar facility at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley and in close proximity to a future commercial aviation terminal near downtown Mobile. Read more here.
NASA Readies for Future Artemis Moon Missions with Rocket Engine Test Series
NASA marked a significant milestone Sept. 30 in its plans for future missions to the Moon and, eventually, Mars with completion of an RS-25 single-engine Retrofit-2 test series at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. A full-duration hot fire of RS-25 developmental engine No. 0528 on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis culminated […]
Ocean Aero locating manufacturing operations and headquarters in Gulfport
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.