The voters of Dona Ana County, New Mexico went to the polls yesterday to vote for a tax increase of 0.25-cent gross receipts to help fund Spaceport America. Here are the unofficial results of that vote. It looks as if the vote is going to pass with a very small margin. Spaceport America is the home of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galatic’s launches. It is also the location of launches for UP Aerospace(read about their failed flight here), Starchaser Industries, The Rocket Racing League, and of course the X Prize Cup
Learn more at the official link for Spaceport America
or on the PULSAR Blog
UP Aerospace will send up James Doohan’s (Scotty) ashes on April 28th.
Read more here