Green River Star -

By David Martin

Spaceport Days coming to city


The city will host its annual Spaceport Days event June 19 and 20 according to a grant application approved by the Green River City Council Tuesday.

The event will be the third annual event to bring attention to the city’s airfield south of town. It earned its unique name as a result of a publicity stunt inviting displaced residents from Jupiter to Green River after the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet collided with the planet in 1994. The spaceport has been the subject of renewed interest by both the city and a dedicated group of pilots interested in improving the strip to allow its use for genera...

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