Georgia passes bill supporting development of a commercial spaceport in the state

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Georgia’s legislature has passed a bill that supports development of a commercial spaceport in the state.

The Georgia Space Flight Act provides liability protection for spaceport operators, similar to laws in several other states.

The Georgia House passed the bill Wednesday on a 151–6 vote, after the state senate previously approved the bill.

Backers of a proposed spaceport in Camden County, on the Atlantic coast, argued the bill was essential to its development. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution]


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