Spaceport America

Virgin Galactic ramps up NM operations as spaceport optimism increases at the Roundhouse

While the N.M. Legislature works through proposals intended to attract additional customers to Spaceport America with what appears to be a greater optimism [...]

Transparency problems plague Spaceport America

The N.M. Spaceport Authority has violated the state’s transparency laws several times this year, blocking or delaying public access to information about the [...]

Funding woes could ‘cripple’ NM spaceport as other states invest in space race

The state has cut its annual funding for the spaceport. Excess tax money collected in Doña Ana and Sierra counties is shoring up the budget for [...]

Is Spaceport America taking flight?

New Mexico’s investment in Spaceport America is a long way from spurring creation of the 5,000 new jobs then-Gov. Bill Richardson promised state lawmakers [...]

Spaceport America talks commercial space flights, introduces new tenants

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (KFOX14) — New Mexico is getting closer to commercial space travel, according to officials at the Spaceport America facility in [...]

Future space industry leaders to gather at Spaceport America Jun 20-24

Ed note: Sierra County business owners, get ready to sell to rocket scientists! America’s future rocket scientists will be here later this month, learning [...]

Spaceport America Cup Brings Rocket Competition to Sierra County

The Spaceport America Cup is designed around IREC – the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition for student rocketry teams from all over the country [...]

Spaceport America Cup will boost the business community

LAS CRUCES – June is typically a slow month for most local businesses. School is out and many college students travel back home for their summer break. June [...]

Beer, marijuana, outer space and more

What industry is most likely to help New Mexico truly recover from the recession(finally)? There's no magic bullet for our state's economy, but there are [...]

Launch Lifts off Successfully from Spaceport America

Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport located in southern New Mexico in the USA, announced today a successful Boeing CST-100 [...]