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]

Titusville Chamber Honors the 2017-2018 Outstanding Young Adults

The Outstanding Young Adult (OYA) program is sponsored by Community Credit Union and Jess Parrish Medical Foundation.  It seeks to celebrate North Brevard seniors who excel in academics, extracurricular activities and community service.  Each year 6 seniors from each Titusville area high school are awarded a certificate of accomplishment.  These eighteen students then compete in… [Continue Reading]

NBEDZ and EDC Receive Excellence in Economic Development Award

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC), recently awarded its Bronze “Excellence in Economic Development” Award to the NBEDZ and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, for efforts to induce the creation of new jobs and more investment within North Brevard. Source: International Economic Development Council

Brevard Delivers: Quarterly Report (September 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]

Commercial Space Transportation

Human Space Exploration Update (August 14-30, 2017) Dream Chaser Update:  Dream Chaser prepares for captive carry test; completes runway tow tests  Sierra Nevada’s mini Dream Chaser space plane is preparing for helicopter borne captive carry tests, following a series of runway tow tests at Edwards Air Base, California, earlier this month. The uncrewed Dream Chaser is one… [Continue Reading]

Orion and Space Launch System

Human Space Exploration Update (August 14-30, 2017) Orion “Power Up”:  NASA powers up spacecraft that could one day carry humans to Mars  Orion, the human spacecraft that Lockheed Martin is developing for future NASA missions of human deep space exploration, was powered up in its latest configuration on Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center. The capsule is… [Continue Reading]

International Space Station

Human Space Exploration Update (August 14-30, 2017) Honoring Peggy Whitson:  NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson honored by ‘Makers’ as trailblazing woman in space (video)  Astronaut Peggy Whitson has been honored by a trail blazing group of women called “Makers.” A biochemist, Whitson has commanded the International Space Station twice in three long duration missions to the orbiting science… [Continue Reading]