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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Georgia Ranked #1 for Aerospace Manufacturing and Camden County Best for Space Launch

Separate studies from the consulting giant PwC and Georgia Southern University’s Center for Business Analytics and Economic Research (CBAER) demonstrate the business attractiveness of Spaceport Camden.

PwC’s 2020 Aerospace manufacturing attractiveness rankings (PDF) lists the State of Georgia as the number one state in the country for aerospace manufacturing. According to the report, “[Georgia’s Aerospace and Defense] workforce of 108,000 is employed by...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Georgia Southern University Shows Massive Tourism Boom for Spaceport Camden

Camden County and the Center for Business Analytics and Economic Research (CBAER) at Georgia Southern University has released a new study on the economic impact of space tourism on coastal Georgia.

The report estimates that a single launch could attract approximately 4,000-5,000 visitors to the area. CBAER estimates that 38 to 45 jobs connected to tourism and hospitality would be supported long-term by the project as well. While there would be some ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Alaska Aerospace Corporation and Camden County Sign MOU

Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC), owner and operator of FAA-licensed commercial spaceport, Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska (PSCA), and Camden County, Georgia have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work cooperatively on establishing common ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Commercial Astronaut Training Facility Eyed for Spaceport Camden

Opifex Global, a provider of aerospace training facilities and Camden County, Georgia have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore commercial astronaut training facilities near the proposed Spaceport Camden.

Advised by three former NASA astronauts, Opifex Global utilizes the same quality curriculum, simulators, and training devices that people have come to expect from the space program and adapted them to train commercial astronauts.

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Camden County Advances Revised Launch Site Operator License Application

Officials in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Office of Commercial Space Transportation have indicated to Camden County, Georgia that its revised Launch Site Operator License Application has cleared key milestones.

Specifically, the FAA is no longer requesting any information from Camden County except for those related to 14 CFR §420.15 (environmental) and §420.17 (policy).

“With only environmental review and policy review outstanding, Spa...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Investment Group and Camden County Join Forces to Launch Spaceport Camden

“Spaceport Camden is the single most important economic development project in the State of Georgia,” said David Cole of Organic Code Development, LLC and part of a seasoned team on point to bring technology and commerce to Camden County.

“From the very beginning we promised Spaceport Camden would be a public private partnership. Today we are announcing that Camden County intends to make good on that promise,” said Chairman Jimmy Starline.

The public/private partnership ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden