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This is a NASA town.
Already reeling from recession and now facing the loss of 8000 more jobs from the space agency and its many contractors like united space alliance was very exciting for me it was very fulfilling and very rewarding.
After 243 years bill Bender is already out.
He used to photograph the trademark booster -- separations.
And so far this very challenging it's slower than I anticipated no job offer yet it disturbs me -- that concerns me I mean I'm I'm not as young as I was no it's not enviable at all.
Lisa rice runs Brevard County workforce a job placement agency with a mammoth challenge.
There are not 9000 jobs here amber -- -- there just -- They're not 9000 jobs across the east Central Florida region -- even sure there -- those 9000 similar kinds of jobs in the state of Florida.
A lot of those jobs are simply not going to re materialize however local economic leaders here are hoping to replace that.
-- impact of a billion dollars in salaries to the Central Florida economy hopefully those can be absorbed by the future of private commercial space vehicles like SpaceX -- Boeing.
Which are in the business of getting cargo and eventually humans.
On -- US made rockets up to the International Space Station but for the moment.
-- the next several years the US astronaut program will rely on a 65 million dollar.
To hop -- ride on board the Russian Soyuz model but.
Space shuttle launches a 133.
Landings and certainly not forgotten here today by the commander of the Atlantis.
Was those two crews of challenger and Columbia who tragically gave their lives to help pave the way for the future.
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