Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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HALIFAX. x-12s. The developers of Canada's only commercial spaceport are hoping that the eastern shore of Nova Scotia will eventually be the site of as many as a dozen rocket launches annually. Proponents of the project gathered in a Halifax boardroom this morning to plan its next steps for the spaceport near Canso. Stephen Matier (MAH'-tee-Ay), the president of Maritime Launch Services, says the goal is to break ground by mid-May, and to begin launching satellites about two years after that.

("...of it.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: The consortium of three American firms is working with the Ukrainian-based Yuzhnoye (YOU'-Zah-Noi) Design to create the launch complex at the site in Guysborough County.

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