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A New Kind of Lift: UK Targets Eight Spaceport Sites for 2018

The British government says it wants to open up its own spaceport by 2018, and on Tuesday it listed eight coastal airfields that are under consideration for the role. Six of them are in Scotland, which could be an independent state by then. The Scottish ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/new-kind-lift-uk-targets-eight-spaceport-si...

Historic Apollo 11 Patch Will Go From the Moon to Mars

The patch will be held at the spaceport until the first crew is ready to lift off for the Red Planet on a mission NASA plans for the 2030s. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden gave the framed emblem to Kennedy Space Center director Robert Cabana during a ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/historic-apollo-11-patch-will-go-moon-mars-...

Apollo 11 Patch Will Go From the Moon to Mars

The patch will be held at the spaceport until the first crew is ready to lift off for the Red Planet on a mission NASA plans for the 2030s. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden gave the framed emblem to Kennedy Space Center director Robert Cabana during a ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/apollo-11-patch-will-go-moon-mars-n161316

Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotel

The company said Monday it has selected Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces as the preferred hotel for its elite roster of passengers, who will pay $200,000 a person to make the flights from Spaceport America. Virgin Galactic also announced a contract with World ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55593475/ns/travel/t/virgin-galactic-partners-new-mexi...

Apollo 11 Plus 45: How Neil Armstrong Got Ready for the Moon

MEANWHILE, A CROWD was gathering on the beaches and roadways, congregating in any place that brought them within eyesight or earshot of America’s spaceport. They discovered that a clear view of Apollo 11's launch pad was at a premium. There wasn't a room ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/apollo-11-plus-45-how-neil-armstrong-got-re...

Here's how NASA gets a shuttle ready to fly

This two-day event, which started June 23, acts as a practice run-through of the countdown and launch and is also the time when the astronauts receive emergency training at the Florida spaceport. This launch day practice run is the last major training ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/43396328/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/heres-how-n...

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New Mexico's Spaceport America Takes Shape in Middle of ...

Updated 16 hours ago

Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Truth or Consequences, NM (John Makely / NBC News) Spaceport America in the New Mexico desert is ready for Virgin Galactic to move in and ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/virgin-voyage/new-mexicos-spaceport-america-tak...

Spaceport America - Latest news, videos, and information ...

Updated July. 13, 2014

'Spaceport America' takes shape in desert. Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport, is taking shape in southern New Mexico, not only ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/34620489/?q=Spaceport%20America

N.M. spaceport is built, but who will come? - Technology ...

Updated July. 17, 2014

New Mexico spaceport is built, but will rocket fans come? Expected boom in tourism development hasn't hit yet; some fear a $209 million fizzlehttp://www.nbcnews.com/id/49143991/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/new-mexico-...

A New Kind of Lift: UK Targets Eight Spaceport Sites for ...

Updated July. 21, 2014

The British government says it wants to open up its own spaceport by 2018, and on Tuesday it listed eight coastal airfields that are under consideration for the role ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/new-kind-lift-uk-targets-eight-spaceport-si...

New Mexico unveils spaceport design - Technology & science ...

Updated July. 18, 2014

Architectural and engineering teams have begun shaping the look and feel of New Mexico's Spaceport America, taking the wraps off new images that showcase the curb ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/20587196/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/new-mexico-...

New Mexico Builds on Space Tourism - NBC News

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New Mexico Builds on Space Tourism. Spaceport America in New Mexico is ready for Virgin Galactic to move in to the "Gateway to Space" building and begin commercial ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/virgin-voyage/new-mexico-builds-space-tourism-n...

Virginia spaceport doing a booming business thanks to ...

Updated July. 21, 2014

An Antares rocket and a Cygnus spacecraft make their way to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, V...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/virginia-spaceport-doing-booming-business-t...

FAA OKs New Mexico Airspace for Virgin Galactic's ...

Updated July. 21, 2014

Virgin Galactic and New Mexico's Spaceport America say they have signed an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration that covers how airspace will b...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/virgin-voyage/faa-oks-new-mexico-airspace-virgi...

'Spaceport America' takes shape in desert - Technology ...

Updated July. 8, 2014

Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport, is taking shape in southern New Mexico, not only as an outbound and incoming hub for tourists ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/45257432/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-a...

Virginia spaceport gears up for first launch - Technology ...

Updated July. 19, 2014

Virginia spaceport gears up for first launch Air Force, NASA satellites to be sent up on Minotaur rocket Below: x Jump to discuss comments belowhttp://www.nbcnews.com/id/16112772/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/virginia-sp...