Brunswick rocket firm has extra work to do earlier than increasing Down East

Greater than a 12 months after publicly figuring out a Down East city the place it wish to develop, a fledgling rocket firm based mostly in midcoast Maine says it has some hurdles to clear earlier than it begins constructing rockets for industrial launches.

Sascha Deri, the Maine native who based Brunswick-based bluShift Aerospace, stated the corporate must construct upon its profitable rocket exams after which get approval from the Federal Aviation Administration earlier than it traces up its first industrial launch.

After the corporate proves it’s able to conducting industrial launches, it then would search to construct a rocket manufacturing web site and marine launch pad in Steuben, he stated.