A changing of the guard at Spaceport America

Originally, Virgin Galactic was seen as the primary user of the spaceport, the customer whose requirements drove the development of its major facilities and who would provide the bulk of the spaceport’s revenue through rent and other fees. But as Virgin’s schedule slipped, Anderson and her staff worked to diversify the spaceport’s customer base.

Part of that diversification including bringing in other aerospace companies for various kinds of flight testing. The remote location (“a very magical location to attract customers,” as Anderson put it in an interview earlier this month) has attracted companies do a variety of testing, much of which remains confidential under non-disclosure agreements.

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