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A New Kind of Lift: UK Targets Eight Spaceport Sites for 2018

The British government says it wants to open up its own spaceport by 2018, and on Tuesday it listed eight coastal airfields that are under consideration for the role. Six of them are in Scotland, which could be an independent state by then. The Scottish ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/new-kind-lift-uk-targets-eight-spaceport-si...

Historic Apollo 11 Patch Will Go From the Moon to Mars

The patch will be held at the spaceport until the first crew is ready to lift off for the Red Planet on a mission NASA plans for the 2030s. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden gave the framed emblem to Kennedy Space Center director Robert Cabana during a ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/historic-apollo-11-patch-will-go-moon-mars-...

Apollo 11 Plus 45: How Neil Armstrong Got Ready for the Moon

MEANWHILE, A CROWD was gathering on the beaches and roadways, congregating in any place that brought them within eyesight or earshot of America’s spaceport. They discovered that a clear view of Apollo 11's launch pad was at a premium. There wasn't a room ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/apollo-11-plus-45-how-neil-armstrong-got-re...

Here's how NASA gets a shuttle ready to fly

This two-day event, which started June 23, acts as a practice run-through of the countdown and launch and is also the time when the astronauts receive emergency training at the Florida spaceport. This launch day practice run is the last major training ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/43396328/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/heres-how-n...

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New Mexico's Spaceport America Takes Shape in Middle of ...

Updated 17 hours ago

Inside the spaceport. Virgin Galactic's Mark Butler wants to see the rockets flying, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/virgin-voyage/new-mexicos-spaceport-america-tak...

Spaceport America - Latest news, videos, and information ...

Updated July. 13, 2014

In a story Sept. 22 about Spaceport America, ... Billed as the nation’s first dedicated commercial spaceport, New Mexico's Spaceport America is becoming a ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/34620489/?q=Spaceport%20America

New Mexico spaceport is built, but will rocket fans come?

Updated July. 17, 2014

... is raising new questions about the viability of New Mexico's $209 million taxpayer-funded Spaceport America. ... New Mexico spaceport is built, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/49143991/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/new-mexico-...

Virginia spaceport doing a booming business thanks to ...

Updated July. 21, 2014

... the Virginia spaceport is operating at a pace unmatched since the heady days of the Space Race in the 1960s. ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/virginia-spaceport-doing-booming-business-t...

'Spaceport America' takes shape in desert - Technology ...

Updated July. 8, 2014

Unexpected city At present, Spaceport America is an "unexpected city in the middle of the high desert of New Mexico … a taste of much more to come," Anderson said ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/45257432/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-a...

New Mexico unveils spaceport design - Technology & science ...

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Architectural and engineering teams have begun shaping the look and feel of New Mexico's Spaceport America, taking the wraps off new images that showcase the curb ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/20587196/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/new-mexico-...

Spaceport race is going global - Technology & science ...

Updated July. 15, 2014

Polarization of spaceport providers Derek Webber, Washington director of Spaceport Associates, has taken a hard look at spaceport types.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12835483/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-r...

FAA OKs New Mexico Airspace for Virgin Galactic's ...

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Virgin Galactic and New Mexico's Spaceport America say they have signed an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration that covers how airspace will be managed ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/virgin-voyage/faa-oks-new-mexico-airspace-virgi...

Spaceport runway dedicated in N.M. desert - Technology ...

Updated July. 14, 2014

... such as research and payload delivery, once the spaceport's terminal hanger facility is complete next year. ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/39804606/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-r...