Thursday, January 19, 2006

Stormy Weather in the Sunshine State

Florida Governor Jeb Bush asks the legislature for $55 million to make its space facilities competitive with New Mexico, says Florida Today.
An excerpt: “New Mexico leads the pack of incentive packages with plans to build a $200 million commercial spaceport to host space tourism ventures such as British-owned Virgin Galactic. State Rep. Bob Allen, R-Merritt Island, recently suggested investing at least $250 million for some of the space projects mentioned Wednesday to compete with what he deemed more aggressive states like New Mexico.” Read the entire article:


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