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FAA gives state $250,000 for space tourism efforts

By Kevin Dayton / kdayton@staradvertiser.com

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 27, 2012

~~<p>The Federal Aviation Administration has put up money to help search for the best site in Hawaii for a commercial spaceport, and to study the environmental impacts of launching and landing commercial spacecraft from Hawaii airports.</p>
<p>Those studies will move the state closer to applying for an FAA license to launch commercial spacecraft and venture into space tourism, said Jim Crisafulli, director of the Office of Aerospace Development in the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.</p>
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The Federal Aviation Administration has put up money to help search for the best site in Hawaii for a commercial spaceport, and to study the environmental impacts of launching and landing commercial spacecraft from Hawaii airports.

Those studies will move the state closer to applying for an FAA license to launch commercial spacecraft and venture into space tourism, said Jim Crisafulli, director of the Office of Aerospace Development in the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Login for more...



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