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Alabama-built rocket to deliver NASA’s Lucy spacecraft into orbit

The Alabama-built Atlas V 401 rocket will deliver NASA’s next mission, the Lucy spacecraft, to a hyperbolic orbit next week. The launch vehicle was built...

Vacation home market booming despite slowing home sales

Even though home sales have begun to show signs of slowing, the market for vacation homes is not likely to slow any time soon. According to...

United Launch Alliance sets stage for NASA’s groundbreaking Lucy mission launch

Final preparations are underway for United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V rocket to launch NASA's historic Lucy mission, which will explore remnants of the...

Northrop Grumman expands Huntsville footprint, creates 500 jobs at Cummings Research Park facility

Northrop Grumman on Tuesday announced the opening of its new Cummings Research Park facility, further expanding the defense juggernaut's operations in the Rocket City. The...

New concept for rotating detonation ramjet engine gets hypersonics funding

Development of a new concept for a solid-fueled ramjet using a rotating detonation engine (RDE) for hypersonic air-breathing propulsion at The University of Alabama...

Alabama-built rocket to deliver NASA’s Lucy spacecraft into orbit

The Alabama-built Atlas V 401 rocket will deliver NASA’s next mission, the Lucy spacecraft, to a hyperbolic orbit next week. The launch vehicle was built...

Westwater Resources invests $202M in phase one of Coosa Graphite Project

Natural graphite development company Westwater Resources, Inc. announced that its board of directors had approved expenditures of $202 million to be appropriated toward the...

Allen Ritchie announced as chief executive of Birmingham-based Altec

The board of directors of Birmingham-headquartered holding company Altec, Inc. has announced the promotion of Allen Ritchie to president and CEO. In 2007, Ritchie joined...

Dynetics employee receives one year’s salary from Leidos vaccine sweepstakes

Leidos, parent company of Huntsville-based Dynetics, earlier this year announced that it had instituted a vaccine lottery with up to $1 million to be...

Marshall Space Flight Center to host 60 teams for NASA’s Artemis-focused Student Launch competition

NASA has announced the selection of 60 teams that will compete in the Student Launch competition held at Huntsville's Marshall Space Flight Center, which...

UAH hosting the 14th annual Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium

Registration is open for the 14th annual Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium, set to be held both online and in person Oct. 12-14 at The...

Birmingham’s new Carraway development to be called The Star Uptown

Corporate Realty announced Wednesday that the name and identity of a new mixed-use development at Carraway will pay tribute to the beloved blue star that...

University of Alabama College of Engineering opens new manufacturing program

With an increasing need in the manufacturing world, the University of Alabama has expanded resources and experiences to its students to create a more prepared industrial...

High-impact projects show growth potential of Northwest Alabama region

GUIN, Alabama – Three rural counties in Northwest Alabama are adding new jobs and investments within their diverse industrial bases, and more economic growth...

$100 million in gifts to set course for UAB School of Medicine

In grateful recognition of a transformational $95 million lead gift from longtime University of Alabama at Birmingham supporter Dr. Marnix E. Heersink, the UAB School of Medicine will...

‘Made in Alabama’ Showcase features top homegrown companies

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey, in partnership with the Alabama Department of Commerce, this week honored a dozen homegrown businesses at the Inaugural...

Introducing Connect to your Future: What does workforce development’ really mean and why is it a buzzword in 2021?

I’m a 29-year-old college graduate who’s been working since the age of 15. I am employed full-time in a job that I love, benefit...

U.S. Space & Rocket Center breaks ground on Space Camp Operations Center to be named for Boeing

HUNTSVILLE -- The U.S. Space & Rocket Center on Friday held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Space Camp Operations Center. The North Alabama educational...

Regions Bank’s Kate Danella, Amala Duggirala recognized by American Banker Magazine

Two officers with Regions Bank have been recognized by American Banker Magazine for their contributions to the Birmingham-based financial institution and the banking industry...

Regions Foundation awards $57K grant to Wallace State Community College for workforce development

The Regions Foundation, a non-profit initiative of Regions Bank, announced on Wednesday that it had awarded a $57,000 grant to Wallace State Community College...

Mercedes-Benz International to hire hundreds of production workers for Alabama manufacturing operations

Several hundred production team members could be hired as an addition to Mercedes-Benz International's (MBUSI) manufacturing operations in Tuscaloosa. MBUSI has launched a hiring campaign...

U.S. Reps. Jerry Carl, Mike Rogers tour South Alabama shipyards Austal USA and Master Boat Builders

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) recently hosted fellow colleague and lead Republican on the House Armed Services Committee Mike Rogers (R-Saks) as the two...

Alabama Power’s Zeke Smith honored as an Auburn Distinguished Engineer

Nine engineering alumni and one longtime employee of Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were recently honored during an awards ceremony by the...

Southern Research to invest nearly $20M in Birmingham, create 50 jobs

Southern Research on Monday announced that it has closed on the sale of its Maryland facility as part of the organization's plan to spur...