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Old 07-13-2012, 11:41 PM
 
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Midland International is officially going to be a spaceport now. This isn't just some silly name change either. XCOR Aerospace is moving its corporate HQ and R&D facilities to Midland and the airport is getting a Commercial Space Launch Site designation.

More on the XCOR-Midland deal NewSpace Journal

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Old 07-14-2012, 06:35 PM
 
Location: Dallas
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This is really cool!
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Old 07-15-2012, 01:43 PM
 
Location: Abilene, Texas
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That's great news, congratulations to Midland!
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Old 07-15-2012, 07:14 PM
 
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Moving from Mojave, CA to Midland, TX!

One of many mid-size, high-growth companies coming in to TX from the police state of California.
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Old 07-15-2012, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Dallas
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Moving from Mojave, CA to Midland, TX!

One of many mid-size, high-growth companies coming in to TX from the police state of California.
That thought has crossed my mind as well. I don't want to hijack the thread but I will say, Police States works...works for Free states like Texas when companies like XCOR relocates
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:13 AM
 
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That thought has crossed my mind as well. I don't want to hijack the thread but I will say, Police States works...works for Free states like Texas when companies like XCOR relocates
Space launch and related services will be a trillion dollar industry in 15 years.
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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Space launch and related services will be a trillion dollar industry in 15 years.
Yes sir, I'm totally Stoked!!

Hell, I may look into some space stock!
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:37 AM
 
Location: Volcano
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Well, gee... I think the $10 million in free rent and other giveaways by the Midland Development Corp might have a teensy bit to do with it.
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