Space Florida to Augustine Panel: Please Keep Us in Business


Space Florida partnered with local space and economic development organizations this week to craft and submit three white papers to special committees within the Augustine Commission, reviewing the future of U.S. space programs. These papers serve as a precursor to a visit next week by The Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee, which will hold a public meeting at the Hilton Cocoa Beach on July 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Paper #1: Maintaining Heavy Lift Capability from Florida is Imperative for Continuing U.S. Leadership in Space

Paper #2: Florida’s Space Life Sciences Lab: A Critical National Asset and Gateway to the ISS

Paper #3: Florida is a Cost Effective, Capable Solution for Space Vehicle Design and Development

Augustine Commission Announces Agendas for Upcoming Public Hearings



The Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee will hold public meetings July 28, 29, 30, Aug. 5 and 12. The meetings are open to news media representatives. No registration is required, but seating is limited to the location’s capacity. Agenda times are approximate and subject to change.

The first meeting will be July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center, 2500 South Shore Blvd. in League City, Texas.