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Spaceport America
The world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport.
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Spaceport America Nov 23
Looking for some activities to keep your family entertained at home? Look no further than .
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Virgin Galactic Nov 23
Meet one of the Pilots for our upcoming spaceflight, CJ Sturckow, who is set to become the first person to fly to space from three different U.S states. This flight will be the sixth time he’ll look down on Earth from the black sky of space.
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Spaceport America Nov 20
Keep up-to-date with all the latest events at by joining our newsburst. Visit and sign up on our homepage.
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Spaceport America Nov 18
Get to know our customers- is the largest supplier of unmanned aerial vehicles to the US Military. They are the aircraft development partner on the HAPSMobile Sunglider vehicle.
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Spaceport America Nov 16
We look forward to hosting Stratodynamics at later this year
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Spaceport America Nov 16
Lookup for the Leonid Meteors due to peak tonight and tomorrow. Image credit: NASA- A burst of 1999 Leonid meteors as seen at 38,000 feet from Leonid Multi-Instrument Aircraft Campaign.
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Virgin Galactic Nov 16
Due to the new Covid-19 restrictions in New Mexico and after consultation with the government, the spaceflight planned for Nov 19-23, will be rescheduled. We'll be monitoring the situation and will set a new test flight window as soon as we can. More here;
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Spaceport America Nov 15
Congratulations on a successful launch of Crew 1
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Spaceport America Nov 15
Good luck and ! This is the first operational flight with astronauts of the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station.
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Spaceport America Nov 13
to our 2016 Spaceport America Drone Summit. We have hosted all sorts of vehicles at from drones to rockets, to Spaceships!
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Virgin Galactic Nov 11
The team installed the rocket motor into SpaceShipTwo Unity ready for our November flight. Our team holds the world record for building and flying, ‘the most powerful hybrid rocket motor used in a crewed spaceflight.’ Who's looking forward to seeing it in action again this month?
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Spaceport America Nov 11
Replying to @TomDuncombe @SpaceX
Spaceport America generates millions of dollars in the local economy from the 250+ full time jobs on site, $1million+ spent in hotels this year, $500k in GRT for construction work at site this spring, $10m+ our customers have spent on real estate in 2019-2020 and more.
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Spaceport America Nov 11
Did you know that was a customer at ? They constructed a pad at our vertical launch area but ultimately needed an orbital launch facility.
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Spaceport America Nov 11
Employees live in neighboring towns of Las Cruces, NM. This is where future Astronauts are expected to stay. We are adjacent the largest missile range in the US. Low population density is one of the reasons we are able to test here.
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Spaceport America Nov 9
We have launched over 300 rockets from Spaceport America since we started commercial operations in 2006. We have three other on-site tenants that launch rockets and UAVs.
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Spaceport America Nov 9
Meet the team! Jay Johnson is the Facilities Operations Manager at . As part of the facilities team, Jay helps to ensure all state assets on site are maintained and in proper working condition.
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Spaceport America Nov 6
Get to know our partners at . They are working to connect the space companies across our state and make New Mexico the first choice for the newspace industry.
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Spaceport America Nov 6
Virgin Galactic does not own Spaceport America. The state of New Mexico does. Virgin Galactic leases the Gateway to Space building from the state. The Spaceport sits on 18,000 acres adjacent to WSMR- a federal facility, and has private ranches around it.
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Virgin Galactic Nov 5
Our first human spaceflight from Spaceport America in the state of New Mexico is expected to occur between 19th-23rd Nov. This flight will include revenue-generating payloads as part of the NASA flight opportunities program.
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Spaceport America Nov 4
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