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News Archive / Tagged: Kennedy Space Center Exploration Park

  • OneWeb and Airbus break ground on new satellite manufacturing facility

    Jason RhianMarch 17th, 2017

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Ground was broken for a new high-volume satellite manufacturing facility where OneWeb plans to produce the spacecraft at Exploration Park, located near NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. While the Cape is known for rockets, this new venture will underscore Canaveral's connection to the spacecraft that fly on them.

  • Blue Origin lays foundation for factory in Florida

    Bart LeahySeptember 12th, 2016

    While preparing for the first test of its in-flight abort system, Space Coast Daily reports that Blue Origin is also busy pouring the foundation for their new rocket factory at Exploration Park near Kennedy Space Center.

  • Bezos releases new details about Blue Origin’s Florida facility

    Bart LeahyJuly 2nd, 2016

    Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos shares a few more details about the groundbreaking of his company’s new launch vehicle manufacturing facility at Exploration Park, Kennedy Space Center, in Florida.

  • Blue Origin laying groundwork for space commerce in central Florida

    Bart LeahyJune 6th, 2016

    This week, Florida Today posted a story on the development of Blue Origin’s facilities on Florida's Space Coast. It states an eight-story, 475,000-square-foot (44,000 m2) manufacturing center is set to be built between 2017–2018. The launch vehicles Blue Origin is expected to build there could launch as soon as 2020.

  • OneWeb announces Florida-based satellite production facility

    Jason RhianApril 19th, 2016

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Satellite manufacturer OneWeb is thinking about oranges, Sun-drenched beaches, and Disney World... well, sort of. The Channel Islands-based company has inked an agreement with Space Florida that could see as many as 250 high-tech jobs brought to Florida's Space Coast.