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Keyword: Spaceport America
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From the beginning, 17 years ago when then New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and Virgin Galactic’s Sir Richard Branson shook hands over a piece of desert in southern New Mexico, everything has led to the historic day of Sunday, July 11, 2021. more
Seventy-five teams of college engineering students from around the world participated in the 2021 Spaceport America Cup sending rockets climbing into the clouds in a variety of different categories. more
During a ribbon cutting ceremony March 16, Canadian corporation C6 Launch Systems unveiled its launch system and a new rocket engine test stand at Spaceport America’s vertical launch area. more
With preparations underway for the first future astronauts to arrive at Spaceport America, Virgin Galactic has brought in Joe Rohde as a strategic advisor to help design and guide the overall experience. more
A flight window for SpaceShipTwo Unity to complete its delayed flight to space opens Feb. 13, with opportunities to fly throughout February, pending good weather conditions and technical readiness. more
Virgin Galactic has two new pilots on staff, bringing the total to eight. Jameel Janjua and Patrick Moran will be based at Spaceport America and are starting on extensive training programs before flying SpaceShipTwo. more
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