• October 25, 2021

Tags : spaceport america

PSL at NMSU, partners conduct pioneering stratospheric launch at Spaceport

New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory partnered with Stratodynamics and UAVOS to perform a series of stratospheric flights with HiDRON, an autonomous aircraft, at Spaceport America. The HiDRON stratospheric glider achieved controlled flight following a release from a sounding balloon at altitudes above 82,000 feet June 1 and 4, and 98,000 feet June 6. […]Read More

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity soars over Spaceport America

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo vehicle, VSS Unity, has completed its first glide test at Spaceport America in Southern New Mexico. “Today the Virgin Galactic team has achieved an exciting new milestone in New Mexico ” said Spaceport America’s CEO, Dan Hicks. “We are extremely happy and proud of Virgin Galactic not only for their successful glide […]Read More

Gallery+Story: 2019 Spaceport America Cup underway, 120 Teams set to

The third annual Spaceport America Cup launched Tuesday with competitors from fourteen different countries, landing in the Land of Enchantment for the five-day event and competition. The Cup is designed around the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition for student rocketry teams from American and International Colleges and Universities. University students will be launching solid, liquid, and hybrid […]Read More

Virgin Galactic set to move to Spaceport America this Summer

At a Friday morning news conference at the New Mexico State Capitol Building in Santa Fe, hosted by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson announced that Virgin Galactic’s development and testing program had advanced sufficiently to move the spaceline staff and space vehicles from Mojave, California to their commercial operations […]Read More

SpinLaunch Breaks Ground for New Test Facility at Spaceport America

On Tuesday, Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, and SpinLaunch, an innovative new space company revolutionizing access to space, celebrated the ground-breaking of SpinLaunch’s future test facility at Spaceport America. Attending the groundbreaking ceremony was Dan Hicks, CEO, Spaceport America, Alicia Keyes, Cabinet Secretary for Economic Development for the State of New Mexico, […]Read More

Relay Race from El Paso to Spaceport Starts at Coliseum

“To boldly go where no man has gone before.”  In this case, it may not be a “Star Trek,” but it is certainly a unique trek of 180 miles from El Paso to New Mexico in what is considered a one-of-a-kind USA Track and Field-sanctioned foot race across two states, officials announced at a news […]Read More

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