Brevard County is reaching beyond the space legacy.
Brevard County has built a legacy with its involvement in the space shuttle program; It’s what the region is commonly known for. But it’s only part of the story of the Space Coast. How it’s emerged and diversified since the shuttle program ended in 2011 is — like space — vast and full of bright points, too.
Business, city and regional leaders worked — and continue to work — together to diversify the Space Coast economy after NASA ended the space shuttle program. Diversifying the area’s base of aeronautics, aviation and manufacturing was part of the effort to revive the economy...