SpinLaunch, a startup company that aims to electrify space launches, chose Spaceport America in New Mexico for its initial operations. Spaceport America announced that this would bring additional jobs to the region.
Unlike most spacelaunch companies, SpinLaunch hopes to stop relying on fossil fuels or other chemical rockets to launch objects into space. With its abundant sunshine and, in some areas, abundant wind, an electric launch system placed in southern New Mexico could greatly reduce the environmental and climatological impacts of space launches.
Full story: https://cleantechnica.com/2019/01/17/electric-spacelaunch-system-startup-chooses-spaceport-america/
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