Alabama beats out Florida’s Space Coast for U.S. Space Command headquarters

Florida won’t be the home of the United States Space Command after all. Instead, it’ll be Huntsville, Alabama.

Dale Ketcham, vice president of Space Florida, which had lobbied hard for Brevard County to get the headquarters of America’s new military branch, told the Orlando Sentinel the news was a “genuine disappointment.” But he said he believed the state is well-positioned to lure other projects, pointing to the growing footprints of SpaceX, Blue Origin and Boeing on the Space Coast. Read more here.