New Mexico

VIRGIN GALACTIC TO MOVE TO SPACEPORT AMERICA THIS SUMMER AS COMPANY READIES FOR COMMERCIAL SERVICE

Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson announced that Virgin Galactic’s development and testing program has advanced sufficiently to move the spaceline staff and space vehicles from Mojave, California to their commercial operations headquarters at Spaceport America, New Mexico. The move, which involves more than 100 staff, will commence immediately and continue through the summer, to minimize […]

SPACEPORT AMERICA NAMES DANIEL HICKS AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport located in southern New Mexico in the USA, announced that the New Mexico Spaceport Authority Board of Directors has selected Daniel Hicks as the new Chief Executive Officer. The announcement follows a search by the New Mexico Spaceport Authority Board’s Search Committee to identify a new CEO, […]

SPACEPORT AMERICA LAUNCHES GATEWAY TO SPACE VENUE

Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built, commercial spaceport, announced today the launch of its new venue and event brand Gateway to Space. With the tagline – Earth’s ultimate space venue – Spaceport America’s new venue and event team are leveraging the unique one-of-a-kind destination the world’s first purpose-built, commercial spaceport has become. The location offers […]

NASA SHOWCASES AERONAUTICS AT BALLOON FIESTA

When the skies fill with hot air balloons at the 44th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico from October 3 to 11, NASA will be there when they fly. While the agency doesn’t have its own hot air balloon, the NASA exhibit will include a number of items of interest to aviation enthusiasts. […]

FOR THE LOVE OF SPACE

Spaceport America hosted ten Private Pilots and 24 of their guests in a first ever Fly-in event held at the spaceport on Valentine’s Day. Visiting aircraft at the event ranged from a large twin-engine, 6-passenger Cessna aircraft to a two seat, homebuilt, RV 4, parked on the spaceport apron around the iconic “Gateway to Space” […]

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