Space Budgets, Policy, Missions, Benefits, International Updates

Human Space Exploration Update (January 1-12, 2018) Lunar Exploration:  Op-ed | Next stop: the moon  Leaders of the recently created Moon Village Association, based in Vienna, suggest the association can serve as an effective non-governmental forum for government, industry, academia and the public in establishing a global strategy for coordinating future lunar surface activities. China Moon Program… [Continue Reading]

Commercial Space Transportation

Human Space Exploration Update (January 1-12, 2018) Starliner Update:  Boeing CST-100 Starliner one step closer to flight with completion of DCR   Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner has cleared the Atlas V Launch Segment Design Certification Review portion of its partnership agreement under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Later this year, the four person Boeing spacecraft is to undergo uncrewed,… [Continue Reading]

Orion and Space Launch System

Human Space Exploration Update (January 1-12, 2018) Orion Test:  NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test parachutes  NASA demonstrated a simulated Orion capsule could successfully descend to Earth with a parachute failure if necessary. The test was carried out on Friday at the U.S. Army Proving Ground near Yuma, Arizona, following a drop from a U.S…. [Continue Reading]

International Space Station

Human Space Exploration Update (January 1-12, 2018) Hotel on ISS:  Russia’s plan to build a luxury hotel on the ISS  A second copy of a Russian science and power module planned for launch to the International Space Station in the 2021-time frame could become a guest house for wealthy space adventurers. The price is estimated at $40… [Continue Reading]

NASA Administrator

Human Space Exploration Update (January 1-12, 2018) Jim Bridenstine:  Nominations update: January 8, 2018  The White House included Jim Bridenstine, the Oklahoma congressman and former naval aviator, among those re-nominated to high level positions within the Trump administration. Bridenstine was nominated in 2017 to succeed Charles Bolden as NASA’s administrator. Bridenstine underwent a Senate confirmation hearing,… [Continue Reading]

Brevard Delivers: Quarterly Report (December 2017)

Brevard Delivers is a County-published update on County Government upcoming projects, projects that are underway and projects that have recently been completed.  The publication, which is available in the second, third and fourth quarters in electronic form only, also features in-depth stories on major projects that the County is undertaking, including tax-funded restoration of the… [Continue Reading]

Special Summary Report regarding National Space Policy Directive-1

Human Space Exploration Update (December 15, 2017) Trump policy directive makes moon NASA’s official goal for human exploration “After 45 years, it is time to return humans to the region of the moon even as we look toward Mars,” stated Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar, president and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration, who… [Continue Reading]

City of Titusville MSSC-CPT Scholarship

The City of Titusville is striving to satisfy demand for qualified workers from 500+ plus manufacturing companies in Brevard County. The City is now offering (10) MSSC-CPT Scholarships (first-come, first-served) for residents/ and employees of Titusville-based companies to complete the Certified Production Technician Course offered at Eastern Florida State College. Contact Patty Boatman at the… [Continue Reading]

Titusville Talking Points October 2017

The Titusville Talking Points is published quarterly by the City of Titusville to inform its residents of improvements taking place around town. It features a list of newly established businesses, current and forthcoming construction projects and city government news.  Highlights for the third quarter of 2017 include: Celebrating Blue Heron Wetland Online Questions and Concerns… [Continue Reading]