Space Florida: IM-1 Mission

Space Florida: IM-1 Mission

EXPLORATION PARK, Fla.—February 22, 2024—Space Florida released the following statement on the IM-1 Mission to the Moon. The quote should be attributed to Rob Long, president and CEO, Space Florida.

Congratulations to our partners at Lonestar Data Holdings and the entire NASA and Intuitive Machines teams on the successful landing of the IM-1 Mission on the Moon. Today’s achievement has not only brought us one step closer to returning humanity to the lunar surface, but it advances our mission to expand economic activity in space. As we work toward making Florida the premier location for interplanetary aerospace commerce, we will continue to invest in commercially driven opportunities that set the standard for the future and build the world’s leading global space transportation network. “


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Space Florida is where leading aerospace companies get everything they need to see their new ideas take off. As the state’s aerospace finance and development authority, Space Florida brings a mix of unrivaled experience, unmatched financial tools, and unbeatable location to the table by providing critical business financing opportunities for the aerospace industry, managing infrastructure investment in the state’s spaceport system, and facilitating research and development, workforce, education, and investment programs.