Small Texas airport to be new space frontier

Midland, the 128th busiest airport in the US, singled out as centre for the future of civilian space travel.

    Space tourism could become a reality within a generation, but the rockets used will require special facilities here on Earth.

    Now a small airport in the US state of Texas has been singled out as the new frontier for civilian space travel.

    Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Midland.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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