Boeing capsule lands back on Earth after space shakedown

360 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

110 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

151 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

404 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

138 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.

Virgin Galactic makes history in New Mexico

293 Views  Â 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.