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Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

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DENVER (CBS4) – On Thursday Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign a bill he hopes will give a boost to Colorado’s spaceflight industry.

CBS4′s news partners at the Denver Business Journal report it limits liability to sub-orbital travel companies.

Front Range Airport in Adams County has already been dedicated as a site for space travel development. The manager there says the bill is key to space exploration so companies would be willing to invest without worry of major lawsuits.

A similar program and spaceport is already in the works in New Mexico.

denver business journal Gov. Hickenlooper To Sign Spaceport Bill On ThursdayRead more on the website of CBS4 partner the Denver Business Journal.

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