First Spaceport Ever Begins Construction This Friday

This newly-released image shows the sun rising over Spaceport America. It's not build yet, but you are looking at the future. The beginning of the real future, the stuff dreams are made of.

Spaceport America will be the first spaceport in history, and it will host commercial operations by private space travel companies, like Virgin Galactic.

I'm sure that—in a few centuries—this structure will be buried under multiple layers belonging to another huge structure: A giant spaceport—one of many in the world—in which massive spacecrafts will be lifting off and arriving from trips from the Moon, Mars, Titan, and Europa. Or at least, I hope that's what will happen.

If you are around, you can attend the historic groundbreaking ceremony—the first step in its construction—on Friday, June 19, 2009. Check the link for details. [Spaceport America]

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    I am impressed, mainly by the fact it is all glowing blue. I want to say to my kids one day "when i was your age flying to the moon wasn't a $100 return flight"

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