Private space flights could be launched from Wisconsin in the next ten years, according to a proposal that has passed the Joint Finance Committee 14-1 and could reach the Senate for a vote this month. State Senator Joe Leibham, R-Sheboygan, has a vision of a private spaceport in Wisconsin that would be regulated similarly to airports.
Leibhams bill, SB 352, would establish a Wisconsin Aer......Full article >>>
to Sheboygan, weve got the appropriate launchpad in place so that we can build on that new economic frontier, Leibbham said.
The idea first came about seven years ago, said local businessman Jim Testuide, who serves on the board of the Sheboygan Development Corportation and is treasurer of the Rockets For Schools program.
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infrastructure to make the flights.
I think we will see commercial space travel in two to three years. The vehicles that can do that can fly out of Sheboygan if there were an FAA-certified spaceport in Sheboygan, French said.
French cautioned, however, that while the technology could be within reach, the real-world infrastructure is still some way off from making such a dream int......Full article >>>
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