Spaceport

Virgin Galactic Opens the Doors to the ‘Gateway to Space’

First look at Spaceport Interior Design, Now Supporting New Mexico Flight Operations. Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA (15th August 2019): Virgin Galactic today revealed the first look at the interior fit-out of its Gateway to Space building at Spaceport America in New Mexico. The work completed showcased two floors of the building primarily focused on spaceflight [...]

Virgin Galactic Opens the Doors to the ‘Gateway to Space’2019-08-16T14:08:40-06:00

University of Washington Wins Third Annual Spaceport America Cup

University of Washington (Team 52), Seattle, WashingtonSpaceport America, NM – June 27, 2019 –Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport and theExperimental Sounding Rocket Association (ESRA), announced the University of Washington Society for Advanced Rocket Propulsion as the Champion of the Third Annual Spaceport America Cup. Champions were selected in each category, and the University [...]

University of Washington Wins Third Annual Spaceport America Cup2019-06-28T14:13:02-06:00

USC Viterbi School of Engineering Rocket Propulsion Lab Believed to Have Broken Record

Rocket recorded an altitude in excess of 328,000 feet at apogee Spaceport America, NM–May 22, 2019 – Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport located in southern New Mexico in the USA and the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering Rocket Propulsion Lab announced with a high degree of certainty a record-breaking [...]

USC Viterbi School of Engineering Rocket Propulsion Lab Believed to Have Broken Record2019-05-22T14:10:37-06:00

Sir Richard Branson Announces Virgin Galactic Move to Spaceport America this Summer, as Company Readies for Commercial Service

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO (May 10, 2019) — At a press conference today at the New Mexico State Capitol Building in Santa Fe, hosted by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson announced that Virgin Galactic’s development and testing program had advanced sufficiently to move the spaceline staff and space vehicles [...]

Sir Richard Branson Announces Virgin Galactic Move to Spaceport America this Summer, as Company Readies for Commercial Service2019-05-10T14:10:21-06:00

SpinLaunch Breaks Ground for New Test Facility at Spaceport America

SPACEPORT AMERICA, NEW MEXICO (May 7, 2019) —  Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, and SpinLaunch, an innovative new space company revolutionizing access to space, today celebrated the ground-breaking of SpinLaunch’s future test facility at Spaceport America. Attending the groundbreaking ceremony was Dan Hicks, CEO, Spaceport America, Alicia Keyes, Cabinet Secretary for Economic [...]

SpinLaunch Breaks Ground for New Test Facility at Spaceport America2019-05-08T14:09:59-06:00

New Mexico Tech Students Launch Experimental Rocket

Spaceport America, NM – April 13, 2019 – On Saturday, April 13 at 8:19 AM MDT, The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) Rocket Team launched the latest of its student rockets from the Spaceport America Vertical Launch Area. The rocket was developed jointly by NMT and White Sands Research and Developers (WSRDs), [...]

New Mexico Tech Students Launch Experimental Rocket2019-04-16T14:11:14-06:00

New Mexico Tech Students Launch Experimental Rocket

Spaceport America, NM – April 13, 2019 – On Saturday, April 13 at 8:19 AM MDT, The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) Rocket Team launched the latest of its student rockets from the Spaceport America Vertical Launch Area. The rocket was developed jointly by NMT and White Sands Research and Developers (WSRDs), [...]

New Mexico Tech Students Launch Experimental Rocket2019-04-20T14:09:28-06:00

Exos Aerospace Systems & Technologies, Inc. announces first SARGE Reuse “Mission 1” Test Launch at Spaceport America

Exos Aerospace Systems & Technologies, Inc. announces first SARGE Reuse “Mission 1” Test Launch at Spaceport America  Texas firms March 2nd, 2019 reuse flight (Mission 1) of their Suborbital Autonomous Rocket with GuidancE (SARGE) Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicle (SRLV) success. Spaceport America, NM and Greenville, TX – March 6th 2019 – Spaceport America, the world’s [...]

Exos Aerospace Systems & Technologies, Inc. announces first SARGE Reuse “Mission 1” Test Launch at Spaceport America2019-03-06T13:10:24-06:00

Spaceport America named Business of the Year

The Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce gives recognition to Spaceport America at the 2019 Annual Banquet Spaceport America crew members were happy to be part of the 2019 LCHCC Annual Banquet held on February 8, 2019 at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces. Every year the Chamber recognizes leaders who have made an impact in the [...]

Spaceport America named Business of the Year2019-02-26T10:19:27-06:00

Spaceport America welcomes SpinLaunch to New Mexico

Spaceport America is pleased to announce a new space company coming to New Mexico–  SpinLaunch. An addition of 20 new jobs will be added locally, as well as investment by SpinLaunch of $7 million in construction capital and $1 million in local infrastructure development for the company. The post Spaceport America welcomes SpinLaunch to New [...]

Spaceport America welcomes SpinLaunch to New Mexico2019-01-14T13:10:36-06:00