EXPLORATION PARK, Fla.—August 22, 2023—Space Florida, the state’s aerospace finance and development authority, released the following statement on Space Perspective’s ribbon cutting in Titusville, Florida today. With infrastructure in place, the company is expected to take its first passengers to space in 2024.
The below should be attributed to Frank DiBello, president and CEO, Space Florida.
“Congratulations to the entire Space Perspective team as we all celebrate a step forward for space exploration and tourism. Today marks a pivotal moment in their journey towards making space more accessible and inspiring for all.
“Space Perspective’s decision to build and launch from Florida is yet another example of our strong reputation as the global gateway to space, opening new doors for our state and regional workforce across the supply chain and expanding the industry to new sectors. Their facility incorporates cutting-edge technologies, showcasing Florida’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in aerospace. We are entering into an era that will see everything from tourism to manufacturing happening in space at scale, and we are thrilled that Space Perspective will be an integral part of that era.”
Anna Alexopoulos Farrar
About Space Florida
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.