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Space Adventures Announces $265 Million Global Spaceport Development Project

February 17, 2006
Space Adventures, Ltd., the world's leading space experiences company, announced today its plans to develop a commercial spaceport in Ras Al-Khaimah (the UAE), with plans to expand globally. Other potential spaceport locations include Asia, specifically Singapore, and North America. The total estimated cost of the global spaceport development project is at least $265 million (USD) and will be funded by various parties, along with shared investments by Space Adventures and the government of Ras Al-Khaimah. The company, which organized orbital flights for all of the world's private space explorers, also announces that His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi of Ras Al-Khaimah, along with the UAE Department of Civilian Aviation, have granted clearance to operate suborbital spaceflights in their air space.

The UAE spaceport, planned to be located less than an hour drive from Dubai, already has commitments for $30 million (USD).

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so?

Is the project under construction, finished, postponed or canceled?

Unfortunately I did not find any thread about this topic. The search function has been disabled along time ago. Can anybody help here?
 

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What de hell is a spaceport? UfO's land and take off there? So, it's the aliens that come up with the many weird creations in Dubai!
 
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