Spaceport America talks commercial space flights, introduces new tenants

New Mexico is getting closer to commercial space travel, according to officials at the Spaceport America facility in Truth or Consequences.

Flights to space on Virgin Galactic were supposed to begin in 2014, but were delayed.

On Wednesday, Spaceport America announced it’s vision and direction ahead. They talked about how the facility is being used and about commercial space flights.

“We have access to space 24/7,” said Dan Hicks, CEO at Spaceport America.

He said more companies are becoming interested in the site for space testing.

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