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Environmental Groups File New Claims Accusing Spaceport Camden of Hiding Public Documents
Spaceport Camden launch complex (Credit: Camden County)

WOODBINE, GA (SELC PR) – Environmental organizations filed new claims today against Spaceport Camden proponents for unlawfully withholding important public documents about the flawed project.

On behalf of One Hundred Miles, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) has amended its ongoing lawsuit in Camden County Superior Court against Camden County and Spaceport Camden consultant Andrew Nelson for failing to meet requirements under the Georgia Open Records Act.


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  • September 19, 2020
Andrew Nelson Joins Spaceport Camden Project Team

camden_county_sealWOODBINE, Ga. (Camden County PR) — The Camden County Board of Commissioners and County Administrator Steve Howard are pleased to announce the recent addition of Andrew Nelson to the Spaceport Camden Project Team.

Nelson is a recognized leader in the commercial space sector with a diverse background leading innovative entrepreneurial space companies, the development of new regulatory environments for the industry and working with governments on the formation of spaceports and operational sites for the industry.


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  • July 21, 2015
Gibson Excited About XCOR Challenge; Greason Happy in New Role

A bit more on the management changes that XCOR announced earlier this week. Jay Gibson has taken over as CEO and President. The CEO position was formerly held by company founder Jeff Greason, who has moved over the chief technology officer (CTO) role. The job of president was formerly held by Andrew Nelson. XCOR has no announcement about Nelson’s status. Gibson says he moved on from his position at Beechcraft  […]

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  • March 21, 2015
XCOR, Virgin Galactic Respond to UK Spaceport Plan

Credit: CAA

Possible UK spaceports (Credit: CAA)

BBC News science correspondent Jonathan Amos has some reactions from XCOR and Virgin Galactic to the UK’s plan to construct a spaceport:

“We expect to start our flight test programme in Q1 of 2015 and be taking people up at the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016,” said Xcor president Andrew Nelson.

“We could fly out of Scotland, but we like the look particularly of Newquay. It’s excellent that the UK is investigating this because it can only help the market to grow.”


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  • July 16, 2014
XCOR Looks to Midland Move Next Summer

XCOR expects to move from Mojave into its new digs in Midland, Texas sometime next summer while officials there report progress in obtaining a spaceport license from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): [XCOR COO Andrew] Nelson expects the first and second phases of hangar renovations to be finished by May and July. He said XCOR will relocate after renovations after completed. After narrowing down contractors to three finalists, the company […]

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  • December 18, 2013
ISPCS Panel Discussion: The Marketplace

ispcs_logoPanel Discussion: The Marketplace


Raymond Vogel,  Business Development Principal Jacobs Technology, Inc.


  • Monique Jacobson, Secretary of Tourism, State of New Mexico
  • Andrew Nelson, Chief Operating Officer, XCOR Aerospace
  • Sean Mahoney, Chief Executive Officer, Masten Space Systems
  • Bob Allen, Executive Director, Innovation, Design, Entertainment, Art, and Storytelling (IDEAS)



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  • October 16, 2013
XCOR Becomes Corporate Sponsor of Uwingu

Aug 16, 2012 (Uwingu PR) — XCOR Aerospace, a leader in commercial suborbital spaceflight, has become a corporate sponsor of Uwingu LLC’s crowd-sourcing campaign to generate funds to launch its first web-based products.

Uwingu is a space-themed, for profit start up seeking crowd-sourced funding to launch an ongoing series of public engagement projects. Uwingu’s mission is to use proceeds from those projects to generate funding for space exploration, research, and education efforts around the world. Uwingu’s crowd funding agent is IndieGoGo, a leader in the field.


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  • August 16, 2012
SETI Talk Video: Andrew Nelson on the Trillion Dollar Space Industry

Video Caption: Fully resuable spacecraft are the critical enabler for regular, low cost and safe access to space, and such access will enable space utilization in ways we’ve only dreamed about in the past. Much as the early ARPANET laid the foundation for a multi-trillion dollar enterprise revolving around the internet, early reusable spacecraft like the Lynx suborbital vehicle will establish the beginnings of a multi-trillion enterprise revolving around the […]

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  • March 18, 2012