Florida's economy prepares for the loss of jobs after the final shuttle flight, scheduled for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Florida's economy prepares for the loss of jobs after the final shuttle flight, scheduled for later this morning, adding to 3,200 already slashed. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden expects spaceflight firms to take up the slack, as the agency awards $269M to Sierra Nevada, SpaceX, Blue Origins and Boeing (BA -1.4%) to promote space travel.