Virgin Galactic will take another spaceflight in early October

14 Views  Â TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (KRQE) – The next spaceflight for Virgin Galactic is now in countdown mode, and the company will be making history once again. Galactic 04’s flight window will be on October 5. The flight will include three private astronauts with different backgrounds.

New report shows economic impact of Spaceport America in New Mexico

52 Views  Â TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. – Spaceport America has been at the center of national attention recently as more Virgin Galactic commercial flights launch from New Mexico. But according to a new report from New Mexico State University and the Arrowhead Center, it’s more than just the shuttle thrusters

Some concerned spaceport falling short of economic expectations

48 Views  Â With Virgin Galactic launching commercial space flights out of Spaceport America, supporters say the publicly funded spaceport could help the region become one of the top markets for the aerospace industry, but some in the surrounding communities aren’t so convinced. KRWG’s Jonny Coker has the story.

Native New Mexican picked for next Virgin Galactic spaceflight

152 Views  Â Flight should mark last test flight before commercial service begins SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. (KRQE) – Targeting another trial before the anticipated start of commercial space flights, Virgin Galactic says a native New Mexican will join the crew of a planned late-May test flight. The space company made the

Virgin Galactic brings VMS Eve spaceship carrier back to New Mexico

145 Views  Â Virgin projecting commercial service in New Mexico during Q2 of 2023 SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. (KRQE) – Following more than a year of upgrades and a recent successful test flight above California’s Mojave Desert, Virgin Galactic’s VMS Eve carrier ship is back in the Land of Enchantment. The company confirmed a

Boeing capsule lands back on Earth after space shakedown

511 Views  Â The Starliner capsule parachuted into the New Mexico desert CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s crew taxi returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Wednesday, completing a repeat test flight before NASA astronauts climb aboard.