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One of the World’s Most Impressive Spaceplanes Could Be Landing in New Mexico Soon
One of the World’s Most Impressive Spaceplanes Could Be Landing in New Mexico Soon

24 Jun 2022, 02:46 UTC / Dream Chaser, the unique spaceplane with wings that can land anywhere in the world, could be landing in New Mexico in the following years

 
HiDRON Glider Soars to Near Space to Test Turbulence Detection Tech
HiDRON Glider Soars to Near Space to Test Turbulence Detection Tech

9 Jun 2021, 16:34 UTC / Between June 1st and June 6th, HiDRON stratospheric glider performed a series of flights to test new turbulence detection instruments.

 
Watch the Virgin Spaceship Drop From a Plane and Shoot Up to Space Like a Pro
Watch the Virgin Spaceship Drop From a Plane and Shoot Up to Space Like a Pro

25 May 2021, 13:35 UTC / Over the weekend, Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity completed its third flight, the first from the Spaceport America in New Mexico

 
New Mexico to Launch Its First Astronauts to Space This November
New Mexico to Launch Its First Astronauts to Space This November

7 Nov 2020, 09:11 UTC / Virgin Galactic gearing up from another test flight of the VSS Unity, crewed flight from Spaceport America to be state's first

 
Virgin Spaceship Flies for Three Hours Attached to Carrier Plane
Virgin Spaceship Flies for Three Hours Attached to Carrier Plane

17 Feb 2020, 15:51 UTC / Carrier plane VMS Eve helps the VSS Unity reach its new home in the New Mexico desert, the aptly named Spaceport America

 
Virgin Galactic Shows Interior of Its Insane American Spaceport
Virgin Galactic Shows Interior of Its Insane American Spaceport

18 Aug 2019, 10:42 UTC / Last week, Virgin Galactic's VMS Eve arrived at Spaceport America, company publishes first interior images of the facility

 
Virgin Galactic Moving Staff and Spaceships to  Spaceport America in New Mexico
Virgin Galactic Moving Staff and Spaceships to Spaceport America in New Mexico

13 May 2019, 13:05 UTC / Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson says the comapny will begin operations at the New Mexico Spaceport America this summer

 
Virgin Galactic Spaceships to Take Off from Italy
Virgin Galactic Spaceships to Take Off from Italy

9 Jul 2018, 06:42 UTC / Virgin Galactic to build a spaceship that would operate from an Italian location, to be used for both research and space tourism.

 
Spaceport Authority Gets New Director
Spaceport Authority Gets New Director

5 Mar 2011, 09:23 UTC / When the news of Sir Richard Branson building a spaceport in New Mexico surfaced a few years ago, most of the world just thought: another whim of an eccentric billionaire. They probably thought the ...

 
Spaceship Production Plant Breaks Ground
Spaceship Production Plant Breaks Ground

10 Nov 2010, 08:43 UTC / The result of a joint collaboration between Richard Branson's Virgin Group and Scaled Composites, The Spaceship Company (TSC) is getting ready to take its place at the forefront of civilian sp...

 
Spaceport America Runway Completed
Spaceport America Runway Completed

22 Oct 2010, 13:17 UTC / Richard Branson will enter history today, and perhaps the visionaries of the past decades will see their dreams beginning to come true. Work on the first runway of the world's maiden purpose-bu...