New Tower At Ellington Airport To Have Space Flight Adaptability
The tower will stand 143 feet tall, nearly double the height of the current one. It will be fitted with technology necessary to be mission control for NASA missions, and down the road, potential private space travel, News Talk Texas reports.
Already a base for NASA, Coast Guard and Air Force activities, the Spaceport is leasing space to several technology companies with the goal of becoming an aviation and space travel technology hub. While it does not serve commercial airline passengers, it is eyeing a future where it could do so for passengers to the stars.