Spaceport America

January 25, 2019

Branson expects commercial SpaceShipTwo flights to begin in mid-2019

WASHINGTON — The founder of Virgin Galactic says he now expects to fly on the company’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle around the middle of this year after […]
November 25, 2014

After Virgin Galactic crash, Spaceport America looks for new commercial flight customers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world’s first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt […]
June 4, 2014

Virgin Galactic to Begin Space Flights by Close of 2014

Virgin Galactic, which will offer rocket-powered flights to the edge of space for civilians at the cost of €250,000, is set to begin commercial flights by […]
January 11, 2014

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo reaches record height in latest test

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic sent its SpaceShipTwo reusable space vehicle to new heights on Friday, blasting the craft nearly 13.5 miles into the air and […]
October 17, 2013

SpaceX rocket could see first Spaceport America launch in December

A SpaceX rocket could have its first test flight from Spaceport America by the end of the year, the CEO of the company said Wednesday during […]