Repairs to the launch pad at Wallops Island will take a year. The Virginia Commercial Spaceflight Authority released the assessment yesterday.
The damage resulting from an Antares rocket explosion shortly after liftoff on October 28th. It is estimated that repairs will take a year and cost 20 million dollars.
The MidAtlantic Regional Spaceport, or MARS, was built partly with state money to launch cargoes to the International Space Station among other things.