The Potential for Human Spaceflight Increasing at Virginia Spaceport

he regional spaceport on Virginia's eastern shore is now sending cargo to the International Space Station. And one day, humans could be heading into space from the launch pad on Wallops Island.

Bigelow Aerospace is now developing an expandable module for the International Space Station.

And the company hopes to use the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport to deploy an independent, free-flying commercial space station. The company says human spaceflight could have a huge economic impact on the entire state, including southwestern Virginia.

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