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Richard Branson celebrates his 69th birthday and the Apollo 11 mission

Inspired by Apollo 11, Virgin Galactic’s Branson Preparing Tourist Flights

July 19, 2019

Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson said Thursday that his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip.

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Three Businesses to Create 180 Jobs in Moriarty, New Mexico

June 18, 2019

Three businesses, including a pipe manufacturer, transportation business, and aerospace company plan to call Moriarty home in the next eighteen months.

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Sir Richard Branson, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, and Kevin Prieto celebrate Virgin Galactic's move to New Mexico

Virgin Galactic’s Move to New Mexico Promises Job Growth

June 3, 2019

May 10 was made a historic day for Doña Ana County and the rest of New Mexico when Sir Richard Branson and the team from Virgin Galactic made a major announcement. The Virgin Group subsidiary were moving operations for the first-ever commercial “spaceline” to New Mexico right away…

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Virgin Galactic Moves to Spaceport America, New Mexico

May 13, 2019

Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic and more than 100 employees from California to Spaceport America in southern New Mexico.

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New Mexico Drone

Drones To Help Students Map Dinosaur Track Location

May 8, 2019

New Mexico college students are using drones to help map the location of dinosaur tracks at a state park.

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New Mexico Space Industry

Top 7 Reasons New Mexico is Perfect for the Space Industry

April 18, 2019

We are on the cusp of a new Space Age. In New Mexico we’re poised to take advantage of this momentum, with some of the best conditions for the industry.

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Spaceport America Opens its Doors to Visitors

April 8, 2019

Hundreds of families visited New Mexico’s Spaceport America to see the facility firsthand and learn more about plans for Virgin Galactic to offer commercial flights.

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NM Space Industry Poised for Launch

February 18, 2019

New Space NM is giving fresh thrust to the state’s emerging commercial space industry.

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Film Growth Helps Sunport Land New Direct Flight

January 7, 2019

By Ron Davis  – Reporter, Albuquerque Business First January 3rd, 2019 – Citing demand from the film industry, a West Coast airline will launch a new direct route between Albuquerque and Burbank, California. Hawthorne, California-based Advanced Air Charters will begin a weekly route between the two cities beginning Sunday. On Sundays, the flight leaves Burbank, with return trips scheduled…

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Virgin Galactic Test Flight Proves Successful as VSS Unity Flies More Than 50 Miles High

December 13, 2018

By Dennis Romero, David Freeman and Minyvonne Burke, NBC News December 13th, 2018 – Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity soared into space Thursday when it reached an altitude of more than 270,000 feet during its fourth test flight. The successful journey means the spaceplane was able to surpass the 50-mile mark the U.S. government uses to define…

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