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noun as in shuttle

noun as in space platform

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First Camden County citizens voted overwhelmingly against a proposed spaceport in southeastern Georgia.

No matter how much money you put into this, it will never be a functioning commercial spaceport worth the taxpayers' time and money.

With so many years and careers invested in JWST, all eyes will be on that rocket as it clears the tower at the spaceport.

To help design and build an offshore rocket launch facility—aka, a floating spaceport.

Between the job postings and Elon Musk’s tweet that the spaceports were intended for launches to Mars, the moon, and hypersonic travel around Earth, the whole thing seemed somewhat outlandish.

Then there is the case of Spaceport America in New Mexico, near the small city of Truth & Consequences.

Building the Spaceport cost New Mexico taxpayers $212 million.

Musk is there, too, having taken a three-year lease at Spaceport for testing reusable rockets.

As a trade-off for those funds, Galactic is committed to creating a Spaceport in Abu Dhabi—a place that loves excess.

"Spaceport traffic control to Polaris," reported the traffic officer, his face in focus on the teleceiver screen.

I have permission for you to visit the city before we leave Council Spaceport.

"Spaceport traffic control to Connel," came a voice in reply over the audioceiver.

Harrison was vacationing and he viewed the emergency contact from Intersolar Spaceport with annoyance.

It was near midnight, and the sky over Nome Spaceport was bright with stars.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spaceport, such as: airplane, plane, shuttle bus, spacecraft, train, and transporter.

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