Alaska company proposes satellite launch facility on Shipman land
HILO — An environmental assessment is being drafted for a proposed small satellite launch facility in East Hawaii.
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As far as noise issues…the company may want to establish a decibel threshold and then pay any home owner a fee per launch within a certain proximity to the launch site. that way they are being paid for their incovenence.
According to wikipedia Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska there were 17 launches since 1998, so what are you talking about? Less than one rocket per year. Any home owner would enjoy the sight.
Not in Hawaii…..raid liberals and DEMS will stop at nothing to halt progress or milk it for a payday!
In Central California Space X and the Air force launch rockets all the time and the local residents love to sit outside and watch. It’s a beautiful site and the rumble for about 30 seconds is awesome. We need to diversify our economy and create jobs. Paying people for the brief noise generated is ridiculous. This project should be supported.
You know what we need to do is discourage any type of High Tech companies from coming here. That way the people with any intellect and the youth whom want to work in a technical environment will move away from their families. It is amazing to me how anything that might move the people forward is squashed and the only thing that seems to be growing are Government Jobs.