Florida Officials Talk Incentives to Lure Commercial Space Business to State

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Government and business leaders met in Cocoa on Monday at the Florida Space and Technology Forum to discuss plans for the post-space shuttle era. Sunshine State News reports that there was a consensus that major changes are required to adapt to a new age of commercial space flight:

> “If we’re going to have Florida be at the forefront of the space business, we’re going to have to change the way we do business,” said Dr. George Nield, associate administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.

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