Commercial space groups to discuss Ellington spaceport

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by Alex Macon/ The Daily News

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Posted on September 3, 2013 at 1:24 PM

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER — As support for a proposed spaceport at Ellington Field builds, members of the commercial spaceflight industry and Houston Airport System will meet at Space Center Houston this week to unveil details of the plan.

The system is expected to release conceptual renderings and graphics depicting the look and design of the spaceport. A new logo for the airport also is set to debut.

The Wednesday event will feature keynote speaker and Houston Airport System Director Mario Diaz, a proponent of the spaceport. He has said Ellington could obtain a license from the Federal Aviation Administration next year.

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