Georgia governor signs spaceport bill


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Capitlism in space: The governor of Georgia yesterday signed into law a spaceport liability law that will make that state competitive with other states.

I’m not sure yet how realistic Georgia’s hopes are for a viable spaceport. Vector’s next test suborbital flight is scheduled to occur there, but will other companies shift their business there? I am not sure. Nonetheless, this raises the level of competition, which can never be bad.

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  • LocalFluff

    California’s new tax on space launches “per mile traveled” makes this timing look good.

  • eddie willers

    As a Georgian, I will be proud to hear our countdown phrase: “Hold my beer while I light this candle”

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