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Spacejet (above) has the full support of the leadership of EADS Astrium and it is a long term project for a long term market, Hugues Laporte-Weywada, Astrium’s senior vice president and deputy chief technical officer told Hyperbola in an exclusive interview at the Space Foundation’s 25th National Space Foundation in Colorado Springs today

Laporte-Weywada discusses the company’s strategy for spacejet, the impact the worldwide financial crisis has had, the potential financing options and business models for third party service operators and his own personal support for this European suborbital, project in a story to be published on flightglobal.com/spaceflight tomorrow