Published On: Fri, Oct 30th, 2015

NASA partners with Houston Airport System in development of spaceport

NasaA landmark event will take place at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 1 pm, as NASA and the Houston Airport System (HAS) will formally enter a development agreement to provide NASA expertise and training at Houston’s new Spaceport installation. The event will be preceded by a press conference.

Houston Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz, JSC Director Ellen Ochoa, Houston city leaders, and JSC personnel will be in attendance. The Houston Spaceport facilities will be located at Ellington Airport, and this agreement marks a major milestone as Houston will become home to one of ten Federal Aviation Administration designated commercial spaceports in the United States.