Strong interest in Azores spaceport

in World · 28-02-2019 06:37:00 · 0 Comments

The government of Portugal’s plan to build a spaceport on the island of Santa Maria in the Azores has attracted 14 preliminary bids from several countries, including Russia, China and the United States.

According to news site Macauhub, the successful bidder will be announced later this summer.

When complete in 2021, the Atlantic International Satellite Launch Programme will be used to launch small satellites into space.


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