Andrews Institute Presses on With Space Tourism Training Effort has a story about the Andrews Institute in Florida, which is pressing on in its efforts to get into the space tourist training business despite the freezing of its grant from Space Florida and the resignation of the man who headed up the program:

But Story, Andrews’ chief innovation officer, says the institute still intends to press forward with its space programs.

Primarily an outpatient sports-medicine clinic, Andrews is trying to expand its reach and its profits through cutting-edge research into putting civilians into space.

Story says the institute now is looking for partnerships with other aerospace groups. It’s also working with the Pensacola-based Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition and with the University of West Florida.

“Our goal here is to take this program to the highest level,” Story said. “We’re not going to let up.”

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