September 19, 2017

Spaceport enthusiasts will be disappointed that the ISS is coming to Camden. No, the International Space Station is not coming here, but rather we’re going to get the Incredible Shrinking Spaceport as Steve Howard and our elected Commissioners try to save the spaceport project.

Several recent maneuvers by the County has foretold a significant downsizing of the spaceport. The test launch of an amateur rocket, the release of a t...

September 6, 2017

Are Camden's officials so desperate to prove the spaceport has real potential that they will promote a one-year-old startup like Vector as the future of Spaceport Camden operations? What happened to the successful rocket companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin that they teased us with just 2 years ago?

How can Camden County have any hope of recovering the millions already spent on the spaceport when the best they can count on ar...

July 15, 2017

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30,000 feet (5.6 miles) won the day for the University of Michigan student team. In other events, student rockets have actually reached more than 27 miles. The 'edge' of space is at 60 miles and Minimum Low Earth Orbit is at a minimum altitude of 100 miles. Spaceport America, like the Friends of Amateur Rocketry launch site in Mojave, California, are in near-desert or desert locations for safety. All student launches lack gui...

July 15, 2017

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Vector Space, a tiny start-up rocket company in Tuscon, Az. is very well traveled, visiting Alaska, Kennedy Space Center, then Camden County, and now Nova Scotia looking for places to launch the rocket they hope to have some day. Currently testing small rockets at the Friends of Amateur Rocketry test range in the Mojave Desert, Vector has promised to launch a test soon from somewhere in Camden County.  Camden County official...

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