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spaceport

[′spās‚pȯrt]
(aerospace engineering)
An installation used to test and launch spacecraft.
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Bids for PS10m funding to enable Llanbedr Airfield to commence spaceport operations and develop spaceflight capabilities were submitted to the UK Space Agency in late April.
UK space science and technology firms QinetiQ and Telespazio VEGA UK have agreed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to work with Discover Space UK to investigate the potential for a horizontal launch spaceport at the Campbeltown Airport site on the west coast of Scotland.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 30, 2015-NASA, Houston Airport System partner up in development of spaceport
According to Mario Diaz, head of the Houston Airport System, by 2016 or 2017 the city's third airport, Ellington, will be reborn as Spaceport Houston.
The state recently asked permission from federal officials For permission to build Spaceport Colorado, which would be based at Front Range Airport.
Several nations and six US states -- New Mexico, Nevada, Florida, Virginia, Alaska and California -- are competing to build a new generation of private, for-profit spaceports.
The states that are developing spaceports do so because of their purported economic benefit.
I was channel surfing on Friday and I saw an edition of Wales Today - being English I normally watch Points West - and to my surprise there was a proposal for a Spaceport in the Bristol Channel.