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Midland Hires Consultant to Rethink Spaceport

With two key tenants — XCOR and Orbital Outfitters — out of business, the Midland Development Corporation has hired Interflight Global to advise it on the next steps for Midland’s spaceport. It’s a move that City Councilman J. Ross Lacy, who also serves as the President for the Midland Spaceport Development Corporation, thinks is a step in the right direction. “As we continue to move forward and we see the […]

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  • May 9, 2018
Funds Approved for Midland Spaceport Business Park Expansion

More infrastructure development is planned for the Spaceport Business Park at the Midland International Air & Space Port. On Tuesday, the Midland Spaceport Development Corp. (MSDC) approved contracts worth just over $2.4 million to two companies for road and utility improvements. The Midland Development Corp. (MDC) is funding the expansion with $3 million. The MSDC will repay $2 million of the amount to MDC with funding it is getting from […]

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  • August 25, 2016
Midland Looks Forward to Lynx Flights Next Year
Full-scale Lynx mockup (Credit: XCOR)

Full-scale Lynx mockup (Credit: XCOR)

Midland Spaceport Development Corporation President J. Ross Lacy said on Tuesday that he expects XCOR’s Lynx Mark I to make its first flight from Midland International Air & Space Port in the second quarter of 2016.

“Right now, we’re looking at XCOR to probably have their first launch here second quarter of ’16,” Lacy said during a MSDC meeting. “Orbital Outfitters’ building is moving along very nicely; they’ve also got the altitude chamber facilities inside that building. The XCOR hangar is almost complete, and we’ve already got half of their staff out here right now.”


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  • September 9, 2015