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Sweden eyeing a Virgin Galactic spaceport...

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Swedish lapland looks set to host Europe's first Virgin Galactic space tourism spaceport

http://www.flightglobal.com/Articles/2007/01/11/Navigation/177/211472/Swedish+lapland+looks+set+to+host+Europe's+first+Virgin+Galactic+space+tourism.html

Commercial spaceline Virgin Galactic is set to announce its first European spaceport location later this month in an event in Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna.

Virgin Galactic has hinted before in the past that the Arctic city of Kiruna, which is used as a cold weather trial station for aircraft and automotive projects, would be considered due to its remote location in Swedish Lapland. The region north of the Arctic Circle is an immense snow-scape, where reindeer in the pine forests are practically the sole inhabitants.
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I would hope that the spaceport can be used for rocket launches and other space commercial or tourism launch points...

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Space port already existing!

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Kiruna does already have a space port, used for research rockets (and high altitude balloons.) http://www.ssc.se/

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(NT) aahhh...I thought there was one, but I wasn't sure. thx!

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