Spaceport firm gets environmental approval for Guysborough County location

An image from a video simulation of a commercial rocket launch at the proposed facility near Canso, N.S. (Maritime Launch Services)

"One small step for Maritime Launch Services, one giant leap for Hazel Hill. That tiny Guysborough County community, along with Little Dover and Canso, is slated to be home to a spaceport that got conditional approval Tuesday from Nova Scotia Environment... The spaceport would be a platform from which Ukrainian-built rockets would carry satellites into orbit. In October of 2017, MLS said it had confirmed nearly $400-million worth of business from satellite clients. Matier said Tuesday he’s signed up more business since then."

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