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Space Florida is an Independent Special District of the State of Florida, created by Chapter 331, Part II, Florida Statutes, for the purposes of fostering the growth and development of a sustainable and world-leading space industry in Florida

As the State of Florida’s aerospace economic development agency, Space Florida fosters bold economic development activities to expand and diversify domestic and international opportunities that support talent development, enhance infrastructure and support governments and organizations in improving the state’s competitive business climate.  Space Florida does this by supporting, assisting, facilitating and/or consulting on space industry related needs for:

Attracting, retaining, and expanding aerospace or related supply chain businesses that create economic opportunities in the State of Florida by:

  • Arranging financial incentives and providing start up and relocation support
  • Providing financial and business consulting on business formation, relocation and venture development
  • Providing resources, retraining and access to experienced professional workforce
  • Development of targeted infrastructure and facilities
  • Research and Development opportunities that enable target industry growth

Space Florida also develops, conducts, hosts and/or arranges educational services, summits, conferences and/or programs relating to space-based scientific research and economic opportunities and incentives for space-related business, as well as recommends future requirements for aerospace workforce training and related skills.

Latest News

Latest Industry News

  • CASIS Partners with TERC & Association of Space Explorers

    May 29, 2012
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (May 29, 2012) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the nonprofit organization managing research on the International Space Station (ISS), signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the TERC to provide a $300,000 investment that will greatly improve the process for attaining on-orbit photography from the ISS, as well as use of Earth images for scientific research and education. TERC, an education non-profit, in collaboration with the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) will enhance and adapt the Windows on Earth software for use by astronauts to replace the current multi-step process for targeting, photographing and geo-referencing images.
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  • CASIS and the American Astronautical Society Organize 1st Annual ISS R&D Conference

    May 22, 2012
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (May 22, 2012) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the nonprofit organization managing research on the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, and the American Astronautical Society (in cooperation with NASA) are co-sponsoring the 1st Annual ISS Research and Development Conference being held June 26-28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.
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  • Center for the Advancement of Science in Space Debuts New Website at iss-casis.org

    May 18, 2012
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (May 18, 2012) – Today, the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the nonprofit organization managing research on the International Space Station (ISS), announced the unveiling of a new website (www.iss-casis.org) that will serve as a portal for researchers, businesses, educators and students to discover the unique opportunities available to them on board the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.
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  • CASIS and NanoRacks Close Deal to Use Commercial Research Platform in the Extremes of Space

    Apr 12, 2012
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (APRIL 12, 2012) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the non-profit organization managing the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory, today announced a deal with NanoRacks, LLC, to reserve space on the first commercial platform available for researchers outside the ISS in the extreme environments of space.
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  • CASIS Names Dr. Timothy J. Yeatman Interim Chief Scientist

    Apr 05, 2012
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (APRIL 5, 2012) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the nonprofit organization managing research onboard the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory, today named renowned surgeon and researcher Timothy J. Yeatman, M.D., as CASIS Interim Chief Scientist. Additionally, Dr. Alan Stern, a planetary scientist, aerospace consultant, and former NASA executive, has been appointed CASIS Scientific Advisor. Doctors Yeatman and Stern will lead research initiatives for the organization.
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  • CASIS Names Bobby Block Director of Communications

    Mar 06, 2012
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (March 6, 2012) – Today, Robert "Bobby" Block was named director of communications for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) – the non-profit entity selected in 2011 by NASA to maximize utilization of the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory.
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  • CASIS Announces Request for Information (RFI)

    Jan 31, 2012
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (January 31, 2012) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)—the nonprofit entity selected in 2011 by NASA to maximize utilization of the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory—released a Request for Information (RFI) today....
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  • NASA Finalizes Cooperative Agreement With Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) To Manage the ISS U.S. National Laboratory

    Sep 09, 2011
    Kennedy Space Center, Fla. – September 9, 2011 – NASA finalized a Cooperative Agreement with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), authorizing the organization to serve as the independent non-profit entity for management of the U.S. International Space Station National Laboratory (ISS NL).
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  • NASA selects Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to manage the ISS US National Laboratory

    Aug 22, 2011
    Kennedy Space Center, Fla. — The Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has been selected to manage the International Space Station US National Laboratory (ISS-NL) and maximize utilization of the orbiting outpost for scientific and technological research and development and the advancement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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