XCOR Aerospace landing in Florida
Rocket maker expected to bring 152 high-tech jobs to space center
XCOR Aerospace will build rocket engines and potentially a suborbital spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center in a move that brings Brevard County 152 space industry jobs and a prominent place in the burgeoning space tourism industry.The Mojave, Calif., company will offer details in an announcement at 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Astronaut Encounter Theater at the KSC Visitor Complex.
An invitation to the announcement says XCOR will establish its new business in Florida, and the only Florida site the company seriously scouted was KSC. Contacted Tuesday, an XCOR spokesman declined to comment beyond the invitation.
Source: Florida Today