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Showing posts with label Rocket Science Careers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rocket Science Careers. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Economic case study: Huntsville capitalizes on 'Rocket City' roots


Teeming with engineers, Alabama’s Rocket City USA is luring hot new industries to town


Article Excerpt: "... From 2000 to 2017, the Huntsville metro area grew employment by 32%, or twice the rate of the broader U.S., according to the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. Wage growth has also kept pace, increasing at nearly twice the rate of the country over that same period, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis ..."


Reference: www.cnbc.com

Monday, August 6, 2018

Rocket City, Alabama: Space history and an eye on the future


Rocket City, Alabama: Space history and an eye on the future


Article Excerpt: "... moon shots, to the space shuttles and now NASA's still-in-development Space Launch System, rocket history inundates Huntsville, Alabama. Huntsville's nickname, Rocket City, is thanks largely to Wernher von Braun and his team of fellow German-born rocketeers who settled here in the 1950s. The city has long been home to the Army's Redstone Arsenal and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center..."


Reference: phys.org