Governor Deal Signs HB 1: Launches Georgia’s Space Industry

ATLANTA – May 8, 2017 – This morning, before Members of the Camden County Board of Commissioners, the Camden Partnership, the Joint Development Authority, the Coastal Regional Commission and the Camden County Chamber of Commerce, Governor Nathan Deal signed HB 1.  Known informally as the “Georgia Space Flight Act” HB 1 limits the liability of…

Camden County Board of Commissioners Responds to Georgia Water Coalition Campaign

Today, the Camden County Board of Commissioners delivered a rebuttal to the Georgia Water Coalition in response to their recent disparaging publication. Not only did the Georgia Water Coalition not contact Camden County prior to the publication , they also listed a number of blatant inaccuracies and falsehoods in its publication that Camden County  is hereby…

Steve Howard Invited to Speak at the National Space Commerce Conference

Spaceport Camden Project Leader, Steve Howard, has been invited to speak at the commercial space industry’s premier conference, SpaceCom, on November 16th in Houston, Texas. During the conference, he will participate in a panel alongside representatives from Space Florida, the FAA Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation, and Houston Spaceport to discuss the variety of revenue…

Support Spaceport Camden at the Senate Study Committee Meeting Tomorrow

Support Spaceport Camden by joining us at the Senate Study Committee meeting tomorrow, October 20th, to discuss the spaceport project. The meeting will be at the Camden County Commissioners Chambers from 3:00 p.m. See below for more details. Tell a neighbor or tell a friend. We appreciate your support!

Georgia Senate Appoints Camden County Commissioners to Senate Camden County Spaceport Study Committee

Earlier this year, the Senate passed a resolution to form the Senate Camden County Spaceport Study Committee. The Georgia Senate recently appointed members to the committee, including two Commissioners from Camden County. Members of the Senate Camden County Spaceport Study Committee also includes four senators and two subject matter experts from the Georgia Institute of Technology,…

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)…

Spaceport Camden Partners with NASA Innovation Competition

Steve Howard to serve as Judge for the SPACE RACE Challenge WOODBINE, GEORGIA – April 25, 2016 – Spaceport Camden has partnered with Startup NASA’s SPACE RACE in order to launch the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. Spaceport Camden Project Leader, Steve Howard, will serve as a judge in the SPACE RACE competition where…

Majority of County Candidates Support Spaceport Camden

The vast majority of candidates running for publicly elected office in Camden County agree that jobs should be a top priority for the community. On Tuesday, those candidates voiced their belief that Spaceport Camden will bring high-paying STEM jobs and catalyze the coastal economy. We are grateful to have the support of the current county…

SpaceX Lands Falcon 9 on Drone Barge

We’d like to offer our congratulations to SpaceX on their momentous first rocket landing on a floating drone ship last Friday. They are the first organization to ever successfully land a rocket on a floating barge. They have previously been successful at landing their Falcon 9 rocket on land last December and Blue Origin has…