TITLE

Off to the Rocket Races

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Jim
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/24/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32304, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the New York City-based Rocket Racing League will relocate to the Las Cruces Airport in New Mexico in 2007. The league operates high-altitude races between rocket-powered planes. New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson is requesting the state Legislature to finance part of the proposed spaceport for the league through severance tax bonds.
ACCESSION #
19739999

 

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