Earth and Space The spaceport is broken into a land and space side connected by a threshold that crosses the river. The spaceport is generally in alignment with the runways, which run about thirty degrees off the equatoral line. The early concept model also calls out the relationship and importance of the restored wetland. After the final houses on the site are demolished, the previously existing wetland will be able to retake much of the land around the spaceport. The building will almost sink into it except for the space terminal, which should rise out of it to meet the stars.
Design documentation for a commercial/evacuation spaceport in Ishinomaki, Japan.