Space Florida

Space Lobby Docks At Fla. Capitol, Hoping For More STEM Education

Mar 6, 2013
Thomas Andrew Gustafson

Wednesday is the sixteenth Florida Space Day. In the Capitol, NASA and the Florida Space Day group are presenting the current and hopeful future of the Space Industry in Florida. And both the agency and the group’s wish for more space-based education was also seen in a NASA presentation at Tallahassee’s Cobb Middle School.

Drone Research May Soon Be Landing In Florida

Feb 15, 2013
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Unmanned Aircraft Systems, sometimes called drones, are once again in the nation’s spotlight.  A Congressional hearing was held Friday in Washington to discuss the progress the drone industry has made in the year since the Federal Aviation Admiration was reformed.

Members of the House Science Oversight Committee spoke to industry experts including FAA and NASA, about how best to implement Unmanned Aircraft Systems, called drones, into U.S. airspace.  Congressman Dan Maffei, from New York, said drones are going to be part of the American future.