Planning is underway for a second Maine Space Conference

  • March 05, 2024

By Laurie Schreiber Mainebiz After selling out tickets for its inaugural Maine Space Conference last November, the Maine Space Grant Consortium and its partners have plans underway for the second such event. The second Maine Space Conference is scheduled for Oct. 23-25 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. “Maine has an incredibly...

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2024 Forecast: Awareness is building of Maine’s potential in the space industry

  • January 23, 2024

By Laurie Schreiber January 8, 2024 Mainebiz Maine’s space industry is small but growing. A supply chain of about 80 companies is small relative to other states, but expanding. Companies interested in establishing a presence in Maine include Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY), a California-based technology company that based its business development director for the Americas...

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Maine tackles the global space economy

  • November 24, 2023

Spacewatch.Global by Christophe Bosquillon The Maine Space Conference took place in-person and online on November 5-7, 2023, in Portland, Maine. This event marked a significant milestone for the state (a video summary can be watched here). The current state of Maine’s space affairs Maine is a state on the US northeastern coast that shares borders with Canada: quite convenient...

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Portland conference highlight’s Maine’s space industry potential

  • November 09, 2023

Maine Public | By Irwin Gratz Published November 8, 2023 at 6:25 PM EST Maine’s enthusiasm for space exploration has been on display this week at a conference in Portland. Terry Shehata, the executive director of the newly-created Maine Space Corp. was worried: as late as August there were only about 70 registrations for a...

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Inaugural space conference highlights Maine’s growing aerospace industry

  • November 08, 2023

WGME by Owen Kingsley Sun, November 5th 2023, 9:01 PM EST PORTLAND (WGME) – The inaugural Maine Space Conference kicked off Sunday at the Holiday Inn by the Bay. The conference offers opportunities to learn about the latest in research and education as well as why Maine is poised to grow its aerospace industry. Maine...

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Maine’s ‘bright future in space’ builds on existing strengths and new initiatives

  • November 08, 2023

November 7, 2023 Mainebiz By Laurie Schreiber PHOTO / RENEE CORDESThe inaugural Maine Space Conference, Nov. 5-7, featured exhibits along with 21 sessions on a variety of topics. Ask most people what they know about Maine’s space industry and they usually say, “Well, do they have a rocket company?” And that’s about it, said...

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Hundreds gather for first Maine Space Conference

  • November 07, 2023

The conference featured a wide range of participants, from rocket scientists to school teachers. News Center Maine Author: David Guildford Published: 6:35 PM EST November 6, 2023 Updated: 6:44 PM EST November 6, 2023 PORTLAND, Maine — The National Space Grant Foundation was established in 1988 to improve and inspire work in that field. But just within the last decade, Maine’s...

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Notice of Public Meeting

  • August 14, 2023

The Board of Directors of the Maine Space Corporation has scheduled its next board meeting on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023, from Noon to 2:30 pm. The location of the meeting is TechPlace, 74 Orion Street, Brunswick Landing, Brunswick, Maine. Items on the agenda include community outreach, organizational resolutions, and funding...

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Star power: Momentum builds for inaugural Maine space conference

  • July 18, 2023

July 17, 2023 By Laurie Schreiber Maine Biz COURTESY / LINDSAY BECKER, BLUSHIFT AEROSPACE Sasha Deri, right, founder of bluShift Aerospace, was one of the hosts during a tour of Brunswick landing by Sen. Angus King, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson Gov. Janet Mills and Maine Sen. Mattie Daughtry (D-Brunswick). Maine’s first-ever space conference this November...

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