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Friday, August 19, 2011

Spaceport USA, Report.

When I was working in Texas, I had tried to visit this jobsite, Nothin doin from the contractors.
Nothing like fresh concrete paving the desert floor.

How Pretty.

So when I get rich I will definitely drop the 200,000 or what ever it may be by that time, to go into space; my better half says different but...

In the deserts of the western United States, space tourism is becoming a reality as construction progresses on Spaceport America -- the world’s first purpose-built commercial space travel facility, 45 miles north of Las Cruces, N.M.

Today, concrete and rebar litter the ground here as crews build walls and windows, roads and runways. They've been toiling for a year and a half and will continue until 2013, when a glowing, round disk standing testimony to the future will be unveiled in the desert -- at least according to artists' imaginations of the facility.

When the facility is finished, a mere $200,000 will let you take a voyage at least partway to the stars: Virgin Galactic will be the first carrier to transport space-curious passengers from Spaceport America on its sub-orbital missions.

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