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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Substantial Momentum for Spaceport Camden as Draft EIS Comment Period Closes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) formally closed the comment period on the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement on June 14, 2018.

In the waning weeks of this comment period, a substantial number of supportive comments from influential voices throughout Georgia and the United States were submitted to the FAA.  In particular, the entire Georgia Congressional delegation - incl...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

ABL Space Systems Visits Camden County

ABL Space Systems visited Camden County on May 7, 2018.

Camden County Joint Development Authority (JDA) Executive Director, James Coughlin along with County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard welcomed ABL CEO, Harry O’Hanley and CFO Dan Piemont to Camden County on Monday to...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: April 23, 2018

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia Endorse Spaceport Camden

In a joint letter to Acting FAA Administrator, Dan Elwell, United States Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue offered their support for Spaceport Camden.

In their letter the Senators stated, “[Spaceport Camden] is important to the economic future of coastal Georgia and represents an excellent opportunity to augment America’s space launch capability,” and go on to note that “Spaceport Camden will advance a ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Jacobs Engineering Authors 'The Right Place at The Right Time' Report on Spaceport Camden

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., one of the world's largest providers of technical, professional, and construction services has authored a feasibility study on Spaceport Camden titled “The Right Place at The Right Time.”

Jacobs Engineering and its subsidiaries are intimately familiar with the space industry, currently serving as the prime contractor of NASA's Test and Operations Support Contract at Kennedy Space Center.

“Jacobs Engineering knows the space industry and it k...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: April 3, 2018

FAA Extends Spaceport Camden Draft EIS Comment Period

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it would extend the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) comment period until June 14, 2018.

After hearing comments from the community and the desire for residents to take part in this important process, the Camden County Board of County Commissioners formally requested the FAA extend the total comment period to 90 days on last Thursday. &nbs...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Gubernatorial Candidate Hunter Hill Announces Support for Spaceport Camden

Gubernatorial Candidate and former State Senator, Hunter Hill, offers his support for Spaceport Camden.

Tuesday, at an event on St Simons Island, Gubernatorial Candidate and former State Senator, Hunter Hill, offered his support for Spaceport Camden stating, “Georgia Tech is the number 2 ranked aerospace engineering school in the country and Naval...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Georgia Association of REALTORS® Commissions Poll on Spaceport Camden

UGA Research Project Finds Broad Support for Space Activities in Coastal Georgia

Trey Hood, Professor of Political Science and Director of the School of Public & International Affairs Survey Research Center at the University of Georgia presented findings on coastal Georgia’s opinions on a proposed spaceport at a meeting ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: March 9, 2018

FAA Releases Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Spaceport Camden has achieved its most significant milestone to date with the release of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The EIS process for Spaceport Camden began in the fall of 2015 and for the last two and a half years, the FAA has been evaluating the environmental impacts of all proposed construction and operational activities, including those from launches of orbital a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Spaceport Camden Signs Memorandum of Understanding with ABL Space Systems

Steve Howard, Camden County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead announced that ABL Space Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with Camden County officials to explore future launch operations at Spaceport Camden.

The MOU outlines how ABL Space Systems will work with Spaceport Camden to test, manufacture, assemble, and launch orbital vehicles in Camden County. The MOU is a precursor to a larger definitive agreement to be negotiated and signed no later than July 31,...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Georgia Receives Expanded Role on National Space Council

Vice President Mike Pence, Chairman of the National Space Council, announced individuals selected to serve on the National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group (UAG).

Nominees for the Users Advisory Group include former astronauts, policy makers, military leaders and industry participants. The purpose of the UAG is to “foster close coordination, cooperation, and technology and information exchange” ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden