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Spaceport Camden / Camden County, Georgia

The latest player in the growing U.S. commercial space industry is in Camden County, Georgia, about an hour north of downtown Jacksonville.

Generation Orbit

An airport on the Southwest side of Jacksonville is readying itself for a different kind of flight. Cecil Spaceport has completed some of its first upgrades to get ready for trips to outer space.

Aviation officials say Cecil Spaceport’s target launch date is some time next year. That’s when a horizontal-launching spacecraft fitted with a rocket on its belly is first expected to take off to put small satellites in earth’s orbit.