The Weekly Wrap – August 26, 2022

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Artemis 1

“The economic benefit has been ‘about $2.2 billion’, Singer said, and thousands worked on the rocket. More abstractly but just as real, NASA is a key part of the brand and pride of the state’s largest city – the Rocket City of Huntsville. The popularity of that NASA brand cannot be denied.”

Read More: August 23, 2022

Huntsville City Municipal Election

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Business & Economy

Expansion: CFD Research Corporation expands its footprint in Huntsville.

Read More: WHNT  August, 24 2022

Development: Hyde Homes owner and developer details plan to build Huntsville’s tallest building to connect with the new pedestrian sky bridge. 

Read More:  August 23, 2022

Expansion: United Launch Alliance announces $300M expansion.

Read More: Business Alabama  August, 22 2022

AcquisitionYulista acquires StraitSys, a provider of Big Data Analytics, Information Technology Services, Counter-Insider Threat, Cybersecurity, and Program Management.

Read More: HBJ August, 17 2022


Awarded: Avion Solutions wins $45M Army contract.

Read More: Business Alabama August 23, 2022

Awarded: Radiance Technologies wins NOVASTAR contract for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center.

Read More: PR Newswire August 19, 2022

Culture & Entertainment

Music Scene: New Huntsville Music Office website features a comprehensive music calendar and community resources.

Read More: City of HSV August 25, 2022

Celebrity: Tennis champion Serena Williams visiting Huntsville for Girls Inc.’s 50th anniversary fundraiser. 

Read More: WHNT August 24, 2022

Art Festival: The Monte Sano Art Festival boasts over 130 vendors for this year’s event on September 10th and 11th. 

Read More: WHNT August 24, 2022


Endowment: UAH receives a $1M commitment to establish an Ashok K. Singhal Endowed Chair in mechanical & aerospace engineering.

Read More: UAH August 24, 2022


Downtown Huntsville Inc. CEO Chad Emerson is stepping down. 

Read More: August 19, 2022