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Spaceport race is going global

Other states, especially Florida, are busy trying not to be left behind in the spaceport sweepstakes by pushing for new space-industry legislation. On the world scene, a Scotland spaceport has been touted. So too is building a spaceport in the United Arab ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12835483/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-r...

Inside the spaceport

toward Spaceport America's vertical launch site from a simulated lunar lander pad. Is Spaceport America ready to become New Mexico's newest tourist attraction? Mmm, not quite yet. But there's lots of wide open space, lots of potential and lots of hope ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2009/10/27/4349816-inside-the-spaceport?lite

Desert spaceport makes a splash

British billionaire Richard Branson christened the world's first facility designed for private-sector space travel in grand style today, rappelling down the glass-sheathed side of Spaceport America's spaceship complex with a champagne bottle in hand.http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/10/17/8363750-desert-spaceport-makes-a-s...

New Mexico governor signs spaceport bills

"These bills will help create tremendous economic impact for New Mexico, and particularly Southern New Mexico," Richardson said in a statement on the planned spaceport in Upham near the White Sands Missile Range. "This is a unique opportunity for New ...http://www.today.com/id/11630251/ns/today-today_tech/t/new-mexico-governor-signs...

Land Rover Gives Virgin Galactic a Lift on Road to Space

Land Rover says it will base fleets of vehicles at Virgin Galactic's test facilities around the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, and at Spaceport America in New Mexico. Both places have challenging unpaved roads. For example, the most direct route ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/virgin-voyage/land-rover-gives-virgin-galactic-...

Regulators OK Oklahoma spaceport

The Federal Aviation Administration has given its OK for commercial spaceflight operations at Oklahoma’s spaceport, a former military air base that is expected to begin hosting test flights of a new suborbital spacecraft next year. "We are the planet's ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/13304491/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/regulators-...

'Spaceport America' taking shape in the N.M. desert

Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport, is taking shape in southern New Mexico, not only as an outbound and incoming hub for tourists who ascend to and return from suborbital heights, but also as a high-tech haven for ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/45257432/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-a...

Spaceport launch facility readying for commercial flight

Work on Spaceport America is in full swing, with the state-of-the-art space launch facility near Truth or Consequences, N.M. expected to become fully operational in 2011. Officials at Spaceport America here have been working closely with their anchor ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/40319701/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-l...

New Mexico unveils spaceport design

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 appeal of the sprawling main terminal and hangar at the futuristic facility. Last month ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/20587196/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/new-mexico-...

Building a better spaceport

With a projected $225 million being spent to create a "purpose-built" spaceport near Upham, New Mexico — expected to be completed by 2009-2010 — for many of the principals involved there remains but one question: what is a 21 st century spaceport ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/11023560/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/building-be...

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

Updated March. 18, 2014

Latest news, videos, images of Spaceport America. Skip navigation. Jump to story headline. MSN; Outlook.com; More. Autos; My MSN; Video; Careers & Jobs; msnNOW ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/34620489/?q=Spaceport%20America

N.M. spaceport is built, but who will come? - Technology ...

Updated April. 4, 2014

But as phase one of Spaceport America, the world's first commercial port built specifically for sending tourists and payloads into space, is nearing completion, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/49143991/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/new-mexico-...

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

Updated April. 16, 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 ...

Updated April. 18, 2014

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-...

Virginia spaceport doing a booming business thanks to ...

Updated April. 17, 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...

Desert spaceport makes a splash - Cosmic Log

Updated April. 11, 2014

... rappelling down the glass-sheathed side of Spaceport America's spaceship complex with a champagne bottle in hand. Branson's acrobatics served ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/10/17/8363750-desert-spaceport-makes-a-s...

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

Updated April. 11, 2014

The New Mexico spaceport is already gearing up to carry out its first rocket launches, albeit unpiloted, from the site this year.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12835483/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-r...

Regulators OK Oklahoma spaceport - Technology & science ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration has given its OK for commercial spaceflight operations at Oklahoma’s spaceport, a former military air base that is expected to ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/13304491/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/regulators-...

Building a better spaceport - Technology & science - Space ...

Updated April. 3, 2014

The spaceport is a promising endeavor for New Mexico, Richardson reported, with a projected long-term economic impact of $752 million dollars and nearly 5,800 jobs.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/11023560/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/building-be...

Spaceport America - Latest news, videos, and information

Updated April. 1, 2014

SPACE.com reporter Clara Moskowitz visited Spaceport America near Truth or Consequences, N.M., ...http://www.today.com/id/34620489/