Arizona Commerce Authority announces Blackstar Orbital will invest $7.1 million to build a drone manufacturing & test facility at the Sierra Airport. The company indicates that up to 50 jobs will be created at the facility by 2026.
From the news release: SIERRA VISTA, AZ (January 31, 2024) – BlackStar Orbital Technologies Corporation, headquartered on the Florida space coast, today announced the establishment of a new engineering and manufacturing facility in Sierra Vista, Arizona. Located at Sierra Vista Municipal Airport, the facility is set to be operational by 2026. This facility is poised to be a cornerstone for the development and production of the BlackStar Spacecraft, the company's innovative spaceplane-satellite hybrid.
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