• An Evaluation of the Economic Impacts of the September 2001 Kodiak Star Launch

      Hill, Alexandra (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska., 2002)
      This summary describes the economic impacts on Kodiak and Alaska of the launch of the Kodiak Star (four satellites) on September 29th, 2001 launch from the Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation’s Kodiak Launch Complex at Narrow Cape on Kodiak Island. The launch facility is a basic high-tech industry, bringing money into Alaska that otherwise would be spent elsewhere. This contrasts with support industries (such as retail trade), which largely re-spend money already in the state.