Proposed Spaceport Colorado would build upon the state’s aerospace prowess, home to the nation’s second?largest aerospace industry.
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Proposed Colorado Spaceport Could Be Suborbital Spaceflight Hub

by Leonard David, Space Insider Columnist
Date: 19 October 2012 Time: 01:15 PM ET

he proposed Spaceport Colorado is moving closer to reality, with its supporters seeing it as an ideal hub to support high-speed suborbital flights with intercontinental range.

Front Range Airport, striving to be the home of Spaceport Colorado, signed a letter of intent last month with Rocket Crafters Inc. for horizontal launch, dual-propulsion, suborbital flight operations at the general aviation airport.

Founded in late 2010, Rocket Crafters Inc. of Titusville, Fla., is focused on development, manufacturing and distribution of rocket propulsion and dual-propulsion (jet/rocket) suborbital flight vehicle products to the commercial markets in the space, space exploration and defense industries.

Read more: Colorado Spaceport Plan Takes Aim at Suborbital Spaceships | Space.

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