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    Sir Richard Branson Opened World’s First-ever Spaceport in New Mexico

    British eccentric billionaire, Sir Richard Branson on Monday celebrated the opening of world’s first-ever Spaceport in the New Mexico desert. As expected, in his distinctive style, Branson rappelled from a balcony, shook up a big bottle of champagne and took a swig while christening the building. New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and astronaut Buzz Aldrin also […] More

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    Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise Land on Spaceport America

    Spaceport America Virgin Galactic may be spending over $300 million on a commercial space vehicle, but only now has it actually got a place to land. Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, broke ground in New Mexico on June 19th. The 110,000 square foot facility, designed by Foster and Partners, will cost around […] More