International Space Station

ISS and Gravity in Space:  First artificial gravity to appear at ISS thanks to Russian scientists  The device will introduce varying levels of gravity to the weightless environment of the International Space Station with the introduction of a small centrifuge for a range of experiments. Tour ISS:  Space Zen: This Space Station fly-through is supremely […]

President-elect Trump – Human Space Exploration Update

Trump Transition and Space:  What does a Trump administration mean for space?  The president-elect’s space focus could be human spaceflight, technology development and commercialization, according to remarks from Robert Walker, the former U.S. congressman who covered nine points in a pre-election day briefing before the Federal Aviation Administration’s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee. Walker, who […]

Space Budgets, Policy, Missions, Benefits, International Updates

China:  Will NASA ever work with China?  The U.S. is congressionally banned from partnering with China in space. If they are to cooperate, there will be a lot of history to overcome. China to Compete with Commercial Space Launch:  China’s private space industry prepares to compete with SpaceX and Blue Origin   A commercial launch industry […]

Commercial Space Transportation

Orbital ATK Resupply:  Orbital ATK resumes flight from Wallops Island, Va., in a stunning launch visible for miles  Orbital ATK’s modified Antares launch vehicle lifted off successfully from NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility on a NASA contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station. The mission marks the first for Orbital ATK from Wallops Island […]

Orion and Space Launch System

Orion Testing at Plum:  Orion service module passes major shake test at NASA’s Plum Brook Station  The European Space Agency’s service module contribution to NASA’s Orion capsule has been undergoing ground testing at NASA’s Glenn Research Center Plum Brook Station since spring. This testing was the first to replicate the acoustic launch environment and vibrations […]

International Space Station

ISS and Exploration:  Interview: Space Station as base for exploring new frontier, says renowned U.S. scientist   Space stations are a crucial stepping stone in the exploration of space, Edward Stone, a former director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. ISS Robots:  Meet the growing family of space station robots   A growing number of robots aboard the […]

2016 Elections – Human Space Exploration Update

Trump on Space:  Op-ed | Trump’s space policy reaches for Mars and the stars   NASA’s core mission must be distant exploration and science, writes Robert Walker, the former U.S. congressman, and Peter Navarro, a University of California, Irvine professor.. The two men serve as policy advisers to Donald Trump.  (See also:  Trump would reinstate White […]

Chamber Trip to Peru: Information Session

Information Session: December 8, 2016 Join the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals and the Titusville Chamber as we explore Peru, February 10 – 17, 2017. We visit Lima (3 nights) and Cuzco (4 nights) and tour Machu Picchu. Optional day trips and itinerary extensions are available.  Cost is $2,190 (per person twin shared) and includes: roundtrip airfare out of Orlando International […]

Titusville Chamber Honors the 2016-2017 Outstanding Young Adults

The Outstanding Young Adult program is sponsored by Community Credit Union and Jess Parrish Medical Foundation. Each year 6 seniors from each Titusville area high school is awarded a certificate of accomplishment.  Those eighteen students then compete in an essay contest for a monetary prize to be used for educational purposes. Announcing the 2016-17 Outstanding […]