Wanted: A place to launch a rocket

The Chronicle Herald reports that PlanetSpace from Cape Breton has yet to decide where to put a launch pad.”We’re looking at three parcels of land,” Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria, chairman of PlanetSpace Inc., said Wednesday from Toronto. “There is no reason to believe it’s not going to happen.”

PlanetSpace, a Chicago firm headed by Dr. Kathuria and company president and CEO Geoff Sheerin, made waves last year when it announced it was looking at several Cape Breton sites to launch its hypersonic glider the Silver Dart, named for Alexander Graham Bell’s famous pioneering aircraft.

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