$1.2 Million Boost for SpacePort Planning
The U.S. Economic Development Administration today announced $1.2 million in funding to assist the Maine Space Grant Consortium in finalizing a strategic plan that will address workforce development, business development, and external engagement needs for the Maine SpacePort Complex. The grant must be matched with $407,407 in state and local funds.
Maine’s Space Moves Attract Globe’s Eyes
The Boston Globe‘s Brian MacQuarrie chats with the locals for “Maine seeks a place in space.”
Maine Space Corporation is Go for Launch
Today Governor Janet Mills signed LD 1923, An Act to Establish the Maine Space Corporation, a public-private partnership to help grow the state’s aerospace industry. Among its charges: Establish the Maine Space Complex. The complex is intended to include at least three business units: 1) a computer center focused on satellite and terrestrial data; 2) […]
Introducing the Maine Space Complex
Terry Shehata, executive director of the Maine Space Grant Consortium, presented “Maine Space Complex: Investing in Talent and Innovation” at E2Tech, the Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine. Shehata said it could take as much as $250 million to complete the renovations and new construction necessary for establishing the complex, a 5-year undertaking. His […]