HOUSTON – The FAA on June 30 licensed portions of Ellington Airport as a launch site for runway-based reusable spacecraft operations. The move marked a milestone in the Houston Airport System’s vision for an urban spaceport whose development is paced by private sector investments fueled in part by the vitality of the region’s energy, medicine and aerospace sectors, as well as its longstanding ties to NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Adamant that it will not pursue the ...

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