Virgin Galactic brings VMS Eve spaceship carrier back to New Mexico

241 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

576 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.

New Mexico spaceport boss seeks funds to keep momentum going

286 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The executive director of New Mexico’s spaceport says operations are ramping up at the desert outpost and he needs the Legislature to allocate another $2 million in annual funding to keep the momentum going.

Billionaire Jeff Bezos & mom did not have it easy growing up in Albuquerque

369 Views  Â Jeff Bezos has very publicly thanked his mother for everything he has. He has also been public about her giving birth to him when she was a teenager in high school in Albuquerque. Tuesday the businessman, billionaire and now commercial space race history maker celebrated with his family, including

Space race sends local solar company soaring

646 Views  Â 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

Space flight could bolster future New Mexico tourism

330 Views  Â 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.