Spaceport America Bid Packages to Be Released in 2 Weeks

A project director for Spaceport America says the first of 13 bid packages for construction of the nation’s first inland commercial facility for orbital flights will be released in about two weeks.


John Roberts says all 13 bid packages will be released by June. Roberts says the construction of the facility is going to be very fast-paced. He says the major tenant, Virgin Galactic, wants to be ready to launch by December 2010.

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