Dawn of a new industry?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081219/sc_afp/usspacetourism

 

After an environmental impact study, the United States has approved construction of the world’s first commercial spaceport in New Mexico.  If the future unfolds as many futurists and visionaries hope it will:  with travel to orbit becoming a daily event rather than a once-every -couple-of-months event, then the world will soon enough relegate Cape Kennedy to the history books.  Soon private companies (and conceivably individuals) will be able to go to space when needed and not on a government time table.

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