The Plan to Make Michigan the Next Space State

Residents are up in arms about a proposed spaceport project, the first of its kind in the Midwest, which would involve launching rockets near the shoreline of Lake Superior.
The Great Lake Shore view where the proposed space launch would be.
Jeanne Baumann, who lives on the shore of Lake Superior, said, “If it happens, at least I will know that I did what I could to try to protect one of the few wonderful places that are still here.”Photograph courtesy Superior Watershed Partnership and Land Conservancy