Space and Nature – An Unlikely But Harmonious Marriage

Throughout the history of spaceflight in the United States, rockets and nature have had a relationship of balance, harmony and mutual benefit. Spaceport Camden is currently undergoing the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) licensing process to obtain a launch operator license. This process includes a diligent environmental review and produces a detailed Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)…

Where Are We Headed? A Brief Look at Space Industry Developments

The FAA estimates that the sheer size of the global space transportation industry is a staggering $324 billion. With $125 billion, the United States takes up over a third of the market. The majority of this is the $87 billion generated by the satellite industry, which includes satellite services, satellite manufacturing, satellite ground equipment and…

Spaceport Locations – Piecing Together the Puzzle

The United States has spaceports located throughout the country with the most well-known, Kennedy Space Center, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Florida’s Atlantic coast. It’s known for the NASA launch legacy from a time when public dollars were the only source of space industry financing. But with the recent commercialization of the space…