Virgin threatens to pull out of projected spaceport

Jan 12, 2013 Full story: The Guardian

Richard Branson with a model of Virgin Galactic. The company has threatened to pull its support from the New Mexico spaceport.a Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty The future of Sir Richard Branson 's project to blast wealthy tourists and celebrities into space is set to become clear this week when it makes it first rent payment on the futuristic ... (more)

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#1 Jan 12, 2013
Comments by long-time Sierra County resident make international news about Spaceport America:

Jim Taylor, a rancher, recently called it "a terrible rip-off". "Some people are concerned Virgin might leave; conversely some wish it would just go away," he said. "Maybe they could convert the 'hangar' into a concert hall for "Woodstock West" or something that would generate money."

Keep that iron hot, Jim!
Wizz Kidd

Truth Or Consequences, NM

#2 Jan 13, 2013
Jim would never use the word "conversely". But its kind lik us, we wish YOU would just go away hahaha! Wanna meet me in the park?(tears in my eyes from laughing)

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