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First-Ever Private Spaceport Nears Final Approval

May 24, 2004
Could the stifling State layer that surrounds our planet and cuts us off from space finally be opening up for entrepreneurship? Slashdot reports: "According to the article on Space.com, the Federal Aviation Administration is nearing the final stages of certifying the Mojave Airport as the first-ever private spaceport. Both Scaled Composites and XCOR Aerospace (the two leading competitors in the X-Prize competition) currently fly out of Mojave Airport. The approval of a commercial spaceport will certainly facilitate the creation of even more private-sector space technologies."

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