April 2011

10,000 Jobs to Be Available in Loveland

If NASA’s plans to build an aerospace park in Loveland pull through, it will mean approximately 10,000 new jobs in the area—not to mention a key tourist attract, which will also bring the area some income. Since the endeavor is in its final stages of negotiation, residents will likely know soon whether or not the jobs will available.

That said, the state budget of the state of Colorado altogether is nearly half the budget of the space command in the state—and as the budget will be experiencing some heavy belt tightening soon, many jobs are expected to be cut as well. Creating satellites that are smaller and cheaper to operate is one proposed solution to the problem; but even so, jobs are likely to get cut in the process.