The Dawn of the Trillion-Dollar Space Economy
1 Nov 2022
The birth of the aerospace industry dates back to 1903, when the Wright Brothers achieved the first powered and controlled airplane flight. Today, America’s aerospace sector is the largest on the planet, supplying products and services to civilian and military customers throughout the world. It directly employs over 500,000 workers, and in 2018 alone added $151 billion of export sales to the U.S. economy, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
Already known for its industry/university partnerships, scientific institutes and expanding Technology Campus, the 148-acre Potsdam Science Park in Germany is welcoming a new facility investment from DiGOS, a satellite tracking technology company founded by a Potsdam University graduate who says he wanted to do more with his IT degree than...
Innovation Corridors UpdateNov 1 2022
Products coming out of U.S. centers of innovation are ramping up the economies of cities/regions across the country, shortening critical supply lines, and, in the case of some newly announced projects, helping ensure national security. Some of the breakthroughs will eventually find their way into space missions. Read here...
Manufacturing’s Last “KISS”Nov 1 2022
If you’ve been in the business world for a while, especially in manufacturing or engineering, you’ve probably encountered the concept of “KISS” solutions. As a young employee who just joined the production floor for Lockheed Martin back in the early 1980s, I had no idea what a program manager was...