Spaceships at Manston? Campaigners to pitch Kent spaceport site to UK Space Agency
Rocketeer — Mon, 20/02/2017 - 4:13pm
The former Manston airport site in Kent will be pitched to the UK Space Agency later this month as a potential launchpad, it has emerged. Campaigners working to get planes flying again in Thanet have secured the meeting with space chiefs at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London on February 21. Bosses will hear a ten-minute presentation from the campaigners, who will champion the benefits of using Manston for launching spacecraft.
Rocketeer comments: Though possibly not a Soyuz-MS launch site, as the photo accompanying the article would seem to suggest. Might cause those living in Belgium and northern France a certain degree of alarm...