Spaceport

NMT Students Launch Highly Innovative Rocket at Spaceport America

Spaceport America, NM – November 9, 2017 – Spaceport America announced the launch today of the first Mustang 6A rocket which was built by The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) Rocket Team in collaboration (Photo by Dr. C. Lohn, WSRDs’ President and Launch Crew Member) The mission patch was designed by Chip [...]

NMT Students Launch Highly Innovative Rocket at Spaceport America 2017-11-09T13:09:38+00:00

Spaceport America Welcomes Melissa Kemper Force as New General Counsel

SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M., July 25, 2017 – Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport located in southern New Mexico in the USA, introduces Melissa Kemper Force, as the new Spaceport America General Counsel. Prior to her appointment as general counsel by the New Mexico Spaceport Authority, Ms. Force was the principal partner of a successful consulting firm in Los Angeles, California where she [...]

Spaceport America Welcomes Melissa Kemper Force as New General Counsel 2017-07-25T14:07:49+00:00

“Rocket Fever!” was everywhere last week at Spaceport America in New Mexico

Spaceport America Cup 2017 Cup Team Photo The world’s largest rocket engineering competition motivated university students from six continents to extend themselves beyond the classroom to design and build rockets. The students also learned to work as a team, solving real world problems under the same pressures they’ll experience in their future careers. Twenty two [...]

“Rocket Fever!” was everywhere last week at Spaceport America in New Mexico 2017-06-30T14:08:38+00:00

ULA to Launch Future Heavy at the Spaceport America Cup

The United Launch Alliance Future Heavy – World’s Largest Sport Rocket – Will Launch on June 24 at 9:30am MT at the First Annual Spaceport America Cup Spectators are welcome for Spaceport America Cup launch days:  Thursday, June 22nd, Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th Spaceport America’s vertical launch area will be open to [...]

ULA to Launch Future Heavy at the Spaceport America Cup 2017-06-19T14:08:36+00:00

ULA to Launch Future Heavy at the Spaceport America Cup

The United Launch Alliance Future Heavy – World’s Largest Sport Rocket – Will Launch on June 24 at 9:30am MT at the First Annual Spaceport America Cup Spectators are welcome for Spaceport America Cup launch days:  Thursday, June 22nd, Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th Spaceport America’s vertical launch area will be open to [...]

ULA to Launch Future Heavy at the Spaceport America Cup 2017-06-20T14:10:01+00:00

Thank you – Inaugural Spaceport America Relay Race

  The Spaceport America Crew and our race directors Marc and Marianna Heon send a huge thank you to all of our runners and our state, county, municipal, law enforcement, emergency medical, volunteer, vendor and sponsoring partners! What began at dawn last Saturday at the El Paso County Coliseum ended two days, two states, three [...]

Thank you – Inaugural Spaceport America Relay Race 2017-06-19T14:08:44+00:00

Thank you – Inaugural Spaceport America Relay Race

  The Spaceport America Crew and our race directors Marc and Marianna Heon send a huge thank you to all of our runners and our state, county, municipal, law enforcement, emergency medical, volunteer, vendor and sponsoring partners! What began at dawn last Saturday at the El Paso County Coliseum ended two days, two states, three [...]

Thank you – Inaugural Spaceport America Relay Race 2017-06-20T14:10:14+00:00

USC’s Fathom II rocket broke the current Spaceport America Student record when it reached an altitude of 144,000 feet (27.27 miles) after blasting off from Spaceport America’s vertical launch campus in New Mexico

USC’s Fathom II rocket broke the current Spaceport America Student record when it reached an altitude of 144,000 feet (27.27 miles) after blasting off from Spaceport America’s vertical launch campus in New Mexico The record-breaking rocket launch took place at 9:23 am MST from Spaceport America’s Vertical Launch Complex-1 on the East Campus in New Mexico [...]

USC’s Fathom II rocket broke the current Spaceport America Student record when it reached an altitude of 144,000 feet (27.27 miles) after blasting off from Spaceport America’s vertical launch campus in New Mexico 2017-03-21T07:00:02+00:00

USC’s Fathom II rocket broke the current Spaceport America Student record when it reached an altitude of 144,000 feet (27.27 miles) after blasting off from Spaceport America’s vertical launch campus in New Mexico

USC’s Fathom II rocket broke the current Spaceport America Student record when it reached an altitude of 144,000 feet (27.27 miles) after blasting off from Spaceport America’s vertical launch campus in New Mexico The record-breaking rocket launch took place at 9:23 am MST from Spaceport America’s Vertical Launch Complex-1 on the East Campus in New Mexico [...]

USC’s Fathom II rocket broke the current Spaceport America Student record when it reached an altitude of 144,000 feet (27.27 miles) after blasting off from Spaceport America’s vertical launch campus in New Mexico 2017-03-21T07:00:02+00:00

Boeing CST-100 Starliner Parachute System Test Launch Lifts off Successfully from Spaceport America in New Mexico

Boeing CST-100 Starliner Parachute System Test Launch Lifts off Successfully from Spaceport America in New Mexico In collaboration with teams from Boeing and White Sands Missile Range, a giant helium-filled balloon lifted off from Spaceport America in New Mexico, carrying a flight-sized boilerplate Starliner spacecraft up to about 40,000 feet where it floated across the [...]

Boeing CST-100 Starliner Parachute System Test Launch Lifts off Successfully from Spaceport America in New Mexico 2017-06-21T14:10:18+00:00