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Spaceport America Podcast Episode 4

Spaceport America Podcast – Episode 4: Celebrating Yuri’s Night with founder Loretta Whitesides Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides is on a mission, a Space mission. Author of The New Right Stuff: Using Space to Bring Out the Best in You. Co-founder of global Space party Yuri’s Night. Founder Astronaut with Virgin Galactic. Creator of SpaceKind leadership training. Loretta [...]

Spaceport America Podcast Episode 42021-04-07T14:08:53-06:00

Spaceport America Podcast Number 3

New on the Spaceport America Podcast, meet the newly appointed Executive Director of Spaceport America, Scott McLaughlin. Click on any of the links below to listen to this episode or any past episode. Listen to the Podcast on the web at https://lascrucestoday.com/spaceport-america-official-podcast-ep-3-meet-new-executive-director-scott-mclaughlin/ Listen to the Podcast on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/show/3aj4WTWI5twYXRAZdb3LZi Listen to the Podcast on [...]

Spaceport America Podcast Number 32021-03-13T13:09:13-07:00

Scott A. McLaughlin Picked to Head New Mexico’s Spaceport America

SPACEPORT AMERICA – Scott A. McLaughlin, a New Mexico native and a long- time business and engineering professional, has been selected by the New Mexico Spaceport Authority Board of Directors as the new executive director of Spaceport America, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today. McLaughlin graduated from New Mexico State University with a B.S. [...]

Scott A. McLaughlin Picked to Head New Mexico’s Spaceport America2021-03-02T13:10:08-07:00

Scott A. McLaughlin Picked to Head New Mexico’s Spaceport America

SPACEPORT AMERICA – Scott A. McLaughlin, a New Mexico native and a long- time business and engineering professional, has been selected by the New Mexico Spaceport Authority Board of Directors as the new executive director of Spaceport America, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today. McLaughlin graduated from New Mexico State University with a B.S. [...]

Scott A. McLaughlin Picked to Head New Mexico’s Spaceport America2021-03-02T13:10:08-07:00

Spaceport America Cup is Going Virtual for 2021

February 16, 2021, Sierra County, NM- Spaceport America and partners Experimental Sounding Rocket Association (ESRA) have announced that the 2021 Spaceport America Cup will be held as a virtual event on June 18-20, 2021. The 2021 Spaceport America Cup will be an online competition and technical conference. Student teams from across the globe will complete to [...]

Spaceport America Cup is Going Virtual for 20212021-02-18T13:08:45-07:00

Spaceport America Podcast Number 2

Welcome to the Spaceport America Podcast! In this episode, find out why Pluto is still recognized as a planet in New Mexico and at Spaceport America. Episode two of the Spaceport America podcast is hosted by New Mexico Spaceport Authority Public Relations Coordinator Alice Carruth, with guest, New Mexico State University Astronomy Professor Dr. Chris [...]

Spaceport America Podcast Number 22021-02-06T13:09:41-07:00

Spaceport America Podcast Number 1

Welcome to the Spaceport America Podcast! In this episode, we wanted to explore why the world’s first commercial spaceport was built in our state and what the future holds for the aerospace industry in New Mexico. Hosted by New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) PR Coordinator Alice Carruth. Guests include Joe Bullington, Commercialization Manager at Jacobs, [...]

Spaceport America Podcast Number 12021-01-16T13:10:42-07:00

SpinLaunch Plans Major Expansion at Spaceport America

Company developing kinetic launch platform SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. – A company that is developing and testing a mass accelerator with the aim of launching satellites into space orbit, using kinetic energy instead of rockets, is expanding at New Mexico’s Spaceport America, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today. SpinLaunch signed a lease at Spaceport America in [...]

SpinLaunch Plans Major Expansion at Spaceport America2020-12-16T13:11:09-07:00

Stratodynamics and the University of Kentucky to Conduct Test Flight at Spaceport America

Stratodynamics Inc. and research collaborators from the University of Kentucky will conduct a multi-flight campaign along with engineers from autopilot developer, UAVOS at Spaceport America later this year. The two-week campaign is the culmination of an experimental NASA Flight Opportunities project to validate a new method of real time, forward sensing turbulence detection developed by [...]

Stratodynamics and the University of Kentucky to Conduct Test Flight at Spaceport America2020-11-16T13:10:30-07:00