Construction of Spaceport Unit Will Resume
Construction of an aircraft rescue and firefighting building at Spaceport America, stalled since November, is scheduled to resume within three weeks.
The Spaceport Authority’s former executive director, Rick Homans, halted work on the $2.9 million building because of concerns about how the first-floor space would be used and whether it was sufficient to meet the needs of future tenants. The project had been launched by Homans’ predecessor Steve Landeene.
New Spaceport Authority executive director Christine Anderson said she lifted the stop-work order on March 11 after determining “that the original design was fine and we would move forward.”
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