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Space Florida Pitches New KSC Launch Pad for Boeing’s Experimental Spaceplane

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — An unmanned spacecraft that Boeing (NYSE: BA) is building for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may eventually be launched from a new facility that Space Florida is proposing for construction at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

Florida Today reported Sunday that NASA has begun a review of the state agency’s proposal for a new pad that will be called Launch Complex 48 to support the future launch of Boeing’s Phantom Express, which is being developed under DARPA’s Experimental Spaceplane Program.

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