Space Talk: Discussing the Surge in Florida’s Space Industry with Dale Ketchum of Space Florida

Join us as we welcome Dale Ketchum of Space Florida ( to discuss the development and tremendous growth of Florida’s space industry along Florida’s Space Coast in Brevard County, Florida, more specifically at NASA’s Florida headquarters in Cape Canaveral.  Dale is Vice President of Government & External Relations and plays a major role in recruiting and keeping major companies to serve NASA and the space industry, resulting in thousands of jobs and millions of dollars to the Brevard County and Central Florida economy.

Rocket launches are now a regular occurrence from from Florida’s Space Coast as new companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman, L3 Harris have come to Florida to help take our space industry to areas never seen before, including Mars.  This growth has created a major excitement, and also many high wage jobs and tourists for the State of Florida.    Learn more about Space Florida at, and visit Cape Canaveral’s Kennedy Space Center ( on your next trip to Florida to learn more about our space industry!