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Keystone Space Collaborative Announces Space and Defense Innovation District to Boost Tri-State Region’s Economic Development
Keystone Space Collaborative Announces Space and Defense Innovation District to Boost Tri-State Region’s Economic Development Master vision planning process unveiled along with Keystone Space’s key partners. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (June 1, 2023) – Space technology and...
Keystone Space Collaborative to Announce Creation of Space and Defense Innovation District at Annual Conference
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (May 23, 2023) – The Keystone Space Collaborative (Keystone Space) today announced it will unveil a master planning process for the creation of a Space and Defense Innovation District in Pittsburgh at its second annual Space Conference, happening on...
PITTSBURGH (March 9, 2023 ) — With support from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), the Keystone Space Collaborative (Keystone Space) has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Committee (ARC). The two-year...
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Congratulations to our very own Justine Kasznica and Jeremiah Leiter for being recognized on the Pittsburgh Smart 50 list! The Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the smartest companies in the Greater Pittsburgh region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations.
One of the main takeaways from a new industry report on the tri-state area’s space-based economy shows there are a number of improvements the region can make to become more competitive in this sector nationally. But that shouldn’t negate all the progress that’s been made over the past few years.
With problems from serious questions about safety and leadership in the City of Pittsburgh to discouraging job losses around Allegheny County, many feel pessimistic about southwest Pennsylvania. But the announcement of the Keystone Space and Defense Innovation District should remind Pittsburgh’s people and leaders of the tremendous resources the region has to offer.
A panel of industry executives and government officials, including Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey and U.S. Rep. Summer Lee, unveiled a master planning process Thursday for the Keystone Space and Defense Innovation District, a proposed space and defense industry cluster to be located on the city’s North Side.
Gainey, Rep. Lee and others celebrate liftoff of Space and Defense Innovation District in North Side
Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey, local U.S. Rep. Summer Lee and others celebrated the formal launch of a new Space and Defense Innovation District that’s been established in a portion of the city’s North Side.
The Keystone Space Collaborative’s latest effort could be game-changing, as it partners with Sierra Space to construct a private space station.
Governor Shapiro Proposes New Investments in Innovation & STEM Education at Pittsburgh-Based Astrobotic Technology
Today, Governor Josh Shapiro toured Astrobotic Technology, a state-of-the-art aerospace and robotics company in Pittsburgh, to highlight Pennsylvania’s growing innovation economy and his commitment to creating jobs and spurring innovation in our Commonwealth.
One of the first tasks of the Pittsburgh-based Keystone Space Collaborative was commissioning a market report to tally up all the tech companies and organizations from across the region — Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia — which are receiving funds from NASA or space-related grants from the Department of Defense.
Keystone Space Collaborative Partnering Up With United States Air and Space Force
A new partnership between the United States Air and Space Force, and Keystone Space Collaborative is set to take place.
Pittsburgh’s relevance in the broader national space industry is reaching new heights and the U.S. military is responding.
Nearly four decades after the collapse of the steel industry, the Pittsburgh region has emerged as a growing technology hub in the fields of robotics and life sciences.
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Participants from across the space industry, including NASA administrator Bill Nelson, gathered in Pittsburgh on April 20 to attend the Keystone Space Collaborative Inaugural Conference and witness the unveiling of the Peregrine Lunar Lander at Astrobotic
Pittsburgh may soon be known for its space expertise rather than as the city of bridges. Justine Kasznica, Board Chair of the Keystone Space Collaborative believes the region’s strengths in life sciences, robotics and autonomy would complement, rather than compete, space industry clusters in other parts of the country.
History was made at the Keystone Space Collaborative Inaugural Conference as Astrobotic unveiled hardware from the Peregrine Lunar Lander.
Keystone Space Collaborative concludes Inaugural Conference in Pittsburgh as region’s role in future extraterrestrial exploration grows
As Pittsburgh becomes a hub for all things space, the Keystone Space Collaborative continues to work hard toward its initiatives to further define priorities, drive its strategic plan and make space more accessible to those who wish to share an interest in it.
The RKMF grant will be used to fund Keystone Space Collaborative operations and programs, which will include hiring a Program Director, publishing a regional space ecosystem map and industry report, convening a regional space industry council to drive strategy, and more.
Representing Pittsburgh-based space company Astrobotic, Keystone Space Collaborative Board Chair Justine Kasznica spoke on a panel discussion surrounding local technology and accessibility.
The first lander headed to the Moon since the Apolllo missions is right here in Pittsburgh. Unveiled at the Keystone Space Inaugural Annual Conference, the Peregrine lander is anticipated to make its journey this fall.
Jonathan Kersting talks with Board Chair Justine Kasznica about the 2022 Keystone Space Inaugural Annual Conference on the Babst Calland Emerging Tech Law Podcast Series.
At the 2022 Keystone Space Inaugural Annual Conference, attended by NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and other agency officials, Astrobotic showed its Peregrine lander that it plans to send to the Moon on the first United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur launch in late 2022.