More than 400 new jobs have been created on the Port’s campus in the past year, many with new advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity companies.
The Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), in partnership with the University of Michigan and NASA, will launch an array of satellites in November that will provide the most detailed observations of the inner core of hurricanes ever collected.
While most high school students were enjoying vacation during the summer months, a group of young rocket scientists traveled with their teacher to White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) in New Mexico, with the goal of launching two rockets they designed and built.
Their hard word paid off.
Port San Antonio remains one of the largest industrial sites in South Texas.
PART II: ONE CENTURY DOWN, ANOTHER TO GO (Read Part I Here)
So how do we tap into the momentum that already exists at Port San Antonio to create more local jobs in the multi-trillion dollar global aerospace market?
PART I: HISTORY PAVES THE WAY FORWARD
One of the biggest opportunities to grow our economy and create great jobs well into the future isn’t a far-away aspiration.
The day before he died, Pres. John F. Kennedy visited Brooks Air Force Base (AFB), now Brooks City-Base, to get a firsthand look at developments in aerospace medicine, Air Force Historian Rudy Purificato told his audience Saturday at the Central Library auditorium.
Imagine 400 acres of undeveloped land framed by a commercial-length runway, a newly-engineered roadway and a nearby rail spur – all located in the urban core of a major city minutes from downtown by a nearby expressway.
Sixth in a Series: A Rising Southside
This week we continue our series about the economic, educational and cultural growth on San Antonio’s Southside.