Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Spaceport Gets Boost from Orbital COTS Decision

Spaceport plan ‘once in a lifetime’ for county
Carol Vaughn
The Daily Times

“It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity for the county,” said Accomack Economic Development Director Larry Forbes of the Orbital project, adding that county officials will do everything they can to maximize the economic opportunity it brings.

“Who knows where all this is going to go?” Forbes said, citing a June 6 report in Aerospace Daily & Defense Report that suggests NASA may be considering accelerating the crew transport portion of the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program.