Where America Doesn't Go to Launch
Sierra County's awfully lonely 'spaceport'
“New Mexico is where it’s at. Not only is the first mile free and the restricted airspace better than anywhere else, but the communities surrounding it, and the legislature and executive, all support it so strongly.”
— Spaceport America CEO Dan Hicks, 2016
Defining what is and is not a “space launch” is more difficult than one might assume. Do suborbital …