Definition of spaceport
: an installation for testing and launching spacecraft
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Space industry heavyweights are expected to descend on the spaceport to welcome Vice President Mike Pence, who will deliver a speech inside the Vehicle Assembly Building and tour the facilities.
The event, held by the Experimental Sounding Rocket Association (ESRA), started in 2006, but this is the first to take advantage of the New Mexico spaceport's open airspace.
And the space bill will allow the construction of spaceports, and the launch of missions from Britain.
The Front Range Airport Authority killed its contract with Dennis Heap, the airport’s long-time executive director and an early backer of the spaceport, in summer 2013 over a contract dispute.
The spaceport also served as the home for NASA's space shuttle fleet.
The rover was built for the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex — a space museum center near the NASA spaceport in Cape Canaveral, Florida — as part of its Summer of Mars program this summer.
China’s newest spaceport opened for tours last year and just sent the country’s first cargo spacecraft into orbit.
Beyond the bazaar, the attraction will feature a First Order spaceport and an ancient forest compound where members of the Resistance can be found.
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