May 18, 2022

Huntsville ranks #1 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Places to Live

Great news! The City of Huntsville, Alabama, is the 2022-2023 best place to live in the United States, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News recently analyzed 150 large metropolitan areas in the U.S. to find the best places to live based on job market, housing affordability, quality of life, desirability and net migration.
May 13, 2022

Tuberville on GAO Space Command Report

The GAO confirmed that during the U.S. Air Force’s comprehensive process, Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama was the highest scoring location in the Evaluation Phase, the highest ranked location in the Selection Phase, and the location with the most advantages in the final decision matrix. That is why the U.S. Secretary of the Air Force ultimately selected Redstone as the preferred location for SPACECOM HQ.
May 13, 2022

Drake State Community & Technical College and Western Governors University Announce Partnership Agreement

Drake State Community & Technical College announced a partnership with nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU), allowing Drake students and employees to pursue four-year and graduate degrees in high-demand sectors critical to the Huntsville area and Alabama employers.
May 13, 2022

HSV Approved to Land Commercial Space Vehicles

Huntsville International Airport Is First Commercial Airport in the U.S. to Receive License to Land Commercial Space Vehicles Initial License […]
April 19, 2022

Toyota Announces Major Investment in U.S. Production, Including Huntsville, Ala. Facility

Advancing the company’s commitment to vehicle electrification, Toyota will invest $383 million in four of its U.S. manufacturing plants that build the heart of new Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The new investment supports the production of four-cylinder engines, including options for hybrid electric vehicles, at its Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee plants.
March 20, 2022

Huntsville Talks Space Technology at SXSW

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber took its Smart Place message to Austin, Texas, in March as part of the South by Southwest (SXSW) technology, film and music conference. This year’s event featured a Space Rush Summit as part of the Technology Track that focused on the future of space.
March 6, 2022

Ramping Up Military Recruiting Efforts

As we strike up the charge to share word about employment opportunities for veterans, one of our recruiting powerhouses hit the road recently. John Olshefski visited Fort Campbell on March 3 to talk about the Rocket City with about 200 transitioning service members.
February 21, 2022
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Northrop Grumman Names UAH ‘Focus University’

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 18, 2022) – Northrop Grumman, a global aerospace and defense technology company with more than 90,000 employees, has designated The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of The University of Alabama System, as a “Focus University” – one of only eight institutions in the country to receive that distinction. With this title comes a donation of $90,000, which will be used to create endowed scholarships, support UAH student organizations, and provide for programs in business, science, technology, engineering and math.
February 14, 2022

Technology for Energy Corporation acquires RadioBro Corporation

February 14, 2022 (Knoxville, TN) - Technology for Energy Corporation (TEC) has acquired RadioBro Corporation, an innovative engineering team focused on the development and production of embedded measurement devices and wireless communication technologies for the aerospace and defense industry.
February 8, 2022

UAH achieves top level R1 rank in Carnegie research classifications

By Jim Steele, UAH The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has achieved the highest research activity rating in the […]
February 2, 2022

U.S. Paralympics Cycling returns to Huntsville April 8-10, 2022

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (February 2, 2022) – The Huntsville/Madison County community is excited to announce that U.S. Paralympics Cycling will return […]
February 1, 2022

Updated website, branding announced for ASmartPlace®

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (February 1, 2022) – Huntsville is booming today, with low unemployment, strong job creation and capital investment, and […]
October 12, 2021

Northrop Grumman Marks Opening of New Facility in Cummings Research Park

Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the opening of a new facility in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the United States and the fourth largest in the world. This facility, located at 110 Wynn Drive, will increase the company’s footprint in Huntsville and support work with the U.S. Air Force Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Program, the Nation’s next generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system.
October 12, 2021

U.S. Space & Rocket announces new Space Camp Operations Center to be named for Boeing

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is proud to announce the naming of its new Space Camp Operations Center for Boeing, a global leader in aerospace and a longtime supporter of the Rocket Center and its Space Camp programs. Boeing is making a $3.5 million donation for the new 40,600-square-foot building that will include a permanent home for U.S. Cyber Camp as well as a 1,000-seat auditorium and 10 classrooms and laboratories to support the Space Camp family of programs.