Spaceport

Space race sends local solar company soaring

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A local solar power company was selected to test out their new technology in orbit. Businesses in New Mexico are turning to the sky as the second space race takes center stage in the land of enchantment. Here in Albuquerque, mPower designs and builds solar panels, an essential part

Space flight could bolster future New Mexico tourism

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M- The launch of Virgin Galactic brings talks about the future of New Mexico and business.  Balloon Fiesta Spokesperson, Tom Garrity, said the success of this flight was very good PR for the land of enchantment.

Virgin Galactic makes history in New Mexico

History was made Saturday in New Mexico, as the Land of Enchantment became the third U.S. state to launch humans into space. Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity sent two pilots and NASA technology supported experiments in space Saturday morning.