Why Florida + Facts & Figures
In the US for the Number of Aviation & Aerospace Establishments * (1)
Aerospace-related Companies * (2)
A Global Leader in the Aerospace Industry.
Florida is an unquestioned leader nationally and internationally in the global aerospace industry. Florida consistently ranks in the top five U.S. states for aerospace industry employment, with more than 130,000 employees in 2017. More than 17,144 aerospace-related companies call Florida home, contributing $19 billion in revenues to Florida’s economy.
Florida’s Gateway to Space.
Working in conjunction with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and the United States Air Force, Space Florida offers a variety of facilities spanning across the State of Florida for aerospace companies to research, develop and launch business ventures. Click below to learn more about each of the Space Florida facilities and leasing opportunities.View Facilities
Voices of the industry
We are really evolved to be pioneers. We need the frontier. My vision is I want to see millions of people living and working in space.
Jeff Bezos - Blue Origin
Space Florida has laid the foundation for the Space Coast’s renaissance as a hub for “new space” industry.
Tony Gingiss – OneWeb Satellites
Space Florida’s considerable efforts and support have attracted significant commercial space activity to our state. Made In Space is proud to count them as a partner.
Andrew Rush, Made In Space
news and events
Space Florida, Florida Venture Forum Announce the 2019 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference
Space Florida and the Florida Venture Forum, Florida’s largest statewide support organization for investors and entrepreneurs, are pleased to...
Space Florida Welcomes Firefly Aerospace to Cape Canaveral Spaceport
Firefly will establish business operations at Cape Canaveral Spaceport, including launch operations at historic Space Launch Complex 20 and...
Space Florida Announces Space Transportation Call for Projects
Each year, Space Florida issues this Call for Projects to allow the aerospace industry the opportunity to submit projects for consideration into...