Cross CountrySVRUS

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Here’s the “aerodynamic” (!?) image of the first plane to fly into near-space. This image is located just outside the Mojave Spaceport, CA, where I drove cross-country to get pics. Unfortunately, today, it is off-limits to the public, and definitely off-limits to photographic-taking novelists. I ran along the fence, taking pictures, hoping not to get arrested.

After not getting arrested, an informative security guard informed me that Instead of commercial traffic, this airport is now being used for secret(ive) development and testing for, among other things, the plane that will take non-astronauts into space. The new spaceport that is slated to be used for actual take-offs in the future—after the new more aerodynamic plane is finally perfected—is located in New Mexico. More pics to come….