Country of Curaçao

2010 – Country of Curaçao Spaceports

Space Experience Curaçao (SXC), a Dutch company, has proposed using Hato International Airport on the Caribbean island of Curaçao as a base for commercial suborbital spaceflight. Suborbital spacecraft would use…

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2012 – Spaceports as an Economic Engine

[caption id="attachment_2864" align="alignright"]The Falcon 9 launch vehicle carrying the Dragon C2 spacecraft lifts off from the SpaceX launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The Dragon was the first…

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2010 – Commercial Human Spaceflight

Development continued in 2010 on new commercially operated transportation services that can carry cargo, passengers, and possibly professional astronauts into space. SpaceX and Orbital Sciences made significant progress in development…

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2013 – U.S. Suborbital

Several crewed, reusable suborbital vehicles have been under development during the past decade. These vehicles are being designed and built by commercial companies to carry paying passengers to the edge…

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2010 – Suborbital Payload Launch

Several companies are developing reusable suborbital vehicles that are capable of both carrying payloads and safely returning them to Earth. While many of these vehicles were originally designed to serve…

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