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SNC and Houston Airport System combine forces

(MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- In a joint news conference held on April 10 at the Rice University Space Institute, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and the Houston Airport System (HAS) announced plans to possibly combine the Houston-based spaceport and SNC's Dream ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54953138/ns/local_news-reno_nv/t/snc-houston-airport-s...

Spaceport race is going global

There’s a global groundswell of support to build spaceports. In the United States alone, political and financial muscle is at work to install spaceports in a number of states, be it in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas … as well as Wisconsin. Other states ...http://www.today.com/id/12835483/ns/today-today_tech/t/spaceport-race-going-glob...

Regulators OK Oklahoma spaceport

The Federal Aviation Administration has given its OK for commercial spaceflight operations at Oklahoma’s spaceport, a former military air base that is expected to begin hosting test flights of a new suborbital spacecraft next year. "We are the planet's ...http://www.today.com/id/13304491/ns/today-today_tech/t/regulators-ok-oklahoma-sp...

Inside the spaceport

toward Spaceport America's vertical launch site from a simulated lunar lander pad. Is Spaceport America ready to become New Mexico's newest tourist attraction? Mmm, not quite yet. But there's lots of wide open space, lots of potential and lots of hope ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2009/10/27/4349816-inside-the-spaceport?lite

'Spaceport America' taking shape in the N.M. desert

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 who ascend to and return from suborbital heights, but also as a high-tech haven for ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/45257432/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-a...

Desert spaceport makes a splash

British billionaire Richard Branson christened the world's first facility designed for private-sector space travel in grand style today, rappelling down the glass-sheathed side of Spaceport America's spaceship complex with a champagne bottle in hand.http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/10/17/8363750-desert-spaceport-makes-a-s...

New Mexico governor signs spaceport bills

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson signed legislation into law on Wednesday that will allow his state to begin investing millions of dollars in a facility to launch tourists into space. "These bills will help create tremendous economic ...http://www.today.com/id/11630251/ns/today-today_tech/t/new-mexico-governor-signs...

New Mexico unveils spaceport design

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 appeal of the sprawling main terminal and hangar at the futuristic facility. Last month, a ...http://www.today.com/id/20587196/ns/today-today_tech/t/new-mexico-unveils-spacep...

New Mexico spaceport wins license

New Mexico's Spaceport America, the anticipated home base for Virgin Galactic's suborbital space tourism operation, has won its launch site license from the Federal Aviation Administration, state officials reported Monday. The FAA's go-ahead, which came ...http://www.today.com/id/28244166/ns/today-today_tech/t/new-mexico-spaceport-wins...

Building a better spaceport

With a projected $225 million being spent to create a "purpose-built" spaceport near Upham, New Mexico — expected to be completed by 2009-2010 — for many of the principals involved there remains but one question: what is a 21 st century spaceport ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/11023560/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/building-be...

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

Updated March. 18, 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 April. 4, 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-...

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

Updated April. 16, 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...

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

Updated April. 13, 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-...

Building a better spaceport - Technology & science - Space ...

Updated April. 3, 2014

With a projected $225 million being spent to create a "purpose-built" spaceport near Upham, New Mexico — expected to be completed by 2009-2010 — for many of the ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/11023560/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/building-be...

Spaceport race is going global - Technology & science ...

Updated April. 11, 2014

There’s a global groundswell of support to build spaceports. In the United States alone, political and financial muscle is at work to install spaceports in a number ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12835483/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/spaceport-r...

Regulators OK Oklahoma spaceport - Technology & science ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration has given its OK for commercial launch operations at an Oklahoma spaceport — potentially clearing the way for space tourist flights.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/13304491/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/regulators-...

Desert spaceport makes a splash - Cosmic Log

Updated April. 11, 2014

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sprays champagne from a bottle as he hangs from a rope along the side of Spaceport America's nearly completed terminal/hangar ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/10/17/8363750-desert-spaceport-makes-a-s...

Virginia spaceport doing a booming business thanks to ...

Updated April. 17, 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...

New director at first U.S. commercial spaceport ...

Updated April. 14, 2014

After going more than seven weeks without a leader, the nation's first dedicated commercial spaceport, Spaceport America, now has a new executive director.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/41853543/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/new-directo...