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SpaceX fires up Raptor Vacuum engine for when Starship makes it to space

Spacex fired up the first Raptor engine designed for the vacuum of space ahead of its future use on its Starship rockets. The Raptor Vacuum was recently shipped from...

ULA launching spy satellite Sunday; SpaceX attempting another Starlink launch Monday

Upcoming missions for United Launch Alliance and SpaceX will mean another busy launch schedule at Cape Canaveral. First up, United Launch Alliance on Sunday is targeting a middle-of-the-night launch...

NASA to test Mars-landing systems while hitching ride on Blue Origin flight

Blue Origin is flying its New Shepard rocket from Texas with NASA testing out technology that will help it some day be able to make precision landings on the moon and Mars.

Orlando tech firm RedTeam gets VC, plans to add jobs

For the past four years, RedTeam Software LLC has received emails nearly daily from people and groups interested in investing in the Orlando-based software company, CEO Michael Wright told Orlando Business Journal. 

Orlando firm Healthe partners with Boeing to make UV disinfecting wands

Local production of a Boeing ultraviolet disinfecting device will take off this fall. Chicago-based Boeing Co. on Sept. 22 announced it struck a deal with Melbourne-based Healthe Inc. to...

NASA head says without $3.2 billion soon, 2024 moon landing target in jeopardy

NASA this week released an update of its Artemis moon mission plans, but NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said without Congress approving another $3.2 billion in funds for 2021, the 2024 target to...

Orlando investors fund startups and raise money after pandemic slowdown

Nationwide venture capital investment tumbled last quarter as the pandemic forced startup investors to worry about their portfolio companies rather than seek new deals.  That was a common reaction...

Orlando firm GTI develops ‘clean scents’ to boost revenue

In the early days of the pandemic, Tony Oxford received a call from a customer that triggered an idea.  The client asked if Orlando-based Global Technology Integrators LLC could use its...

Bidding on aerospace contracts? You need to know these new cybersecurity rules.

The federal government’s new cybersecurity standard has already touched down in the aerospace industry.  The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), announced by the Department of Defense (DoD) in January, is a...

SpaceX to launch 13th Starlink mission from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX plans to put another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit from Brevard County. The Hawthorne, California-based aerospace company aims to launch its 13th Starlink mission from Launch Complex...