Florida Polytechnic University rising sophomore Jonathan Gauthier's burgeoning expertise as a private pilot dovetails with his growing knowledge of mechanical engineering and his desire to one day design aviation equipment and parts for both optimal performance and a stellar user experience.
Nearly 100 Florida Polytechnic University students recently seized a unique opportunity to visit Kennedy Space Center to engage with aerospace leaders and explore high-tech employment opportunities.
Florida has been the epicenter of the U.S. aerospace industry for decades. Families have built traditions around watching the historic launch of space shuttles and rockets from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Many children grew up looking at the sky in awe of a rocket disappearing as it goes into orbit.