Houston’s Ellington Airport is Site for Nation’s 10th Commercial Spaceport

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Date: August 26th, 2015

spaceportTexas – Houston will host to the tenth commercial spaceport in the United States, following approval announced June 30 from the Federal Aviation Administration.

The Houston Airport System (HAS) has received a Launch Site License from the FAA that will allow the agency to establish Ellington Airport as a launch site for Reusable Launch Vehicles (RLV).

HAS will now move forward with development of infrastructure and support facilities to allow for RLVs, which will require horizontal launches.

“We are finalizing HAS’ Capital Improvement Plan budget.”  More

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