Then there is the case of spaceport America in New Mexico, near the small city of Truth & Consequences.
Building the spaceport cost New Mexico taxpayers $212 million.
As a trade-off for those funds, Galactic is committed to creating a spaceport in Abu Dhabi—a place that loves excess.
Musk is there, too, having taken a three-year lease at spaceport for testing reusable rockets.
"spaceport traffic control to Polaris," reported the traffic officer, his face in focus on the teleceiver screen.
He watched the ambulance flit off as he waited for the spaceport Patrol.
One instant, starship Thirteen had been light-months from Earth, the next it was sitting in the spaceport.
"spaceport traffic control to Connel," came a voice in reply over the audioceiver.
They stowed their newly purchased equipment inside and started to climb in as Astro announced, "spaceport, driver!"
"spaceport control to Polaris," the voice of the tower operator replied.