Spaceport America

Spaceport America is the first purpose-built commercial spaceport in the world.  Located just a short distance from Truth or Consequences in Southern Sierra County. Virgin Galactic, Sir Richard Branson’s company, is the spaceports anchor tenant.  Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline plans on launching customers into sub-orbital space sometime in the very near future.

WhiteKnightTwo with SpaceShipTwo preparing for takeoff at Spaceport America

Spaceport America has been providing commercial launch services since 2006. Phase One construction is now complete.  Phase Two of the construction and pre-operations activities has begun and includes improvements to the vertical launch complex, the paving of the southern road to the spaceport, and the development of a world-class Visitor Experience for students, tourists and space launch customers.

Tours of Spaceport America are available through Follow The Sun Inc.  For tour information and reservations, please call 505-897-2886 or toll free at 866-428-4SUN.

Terminal Hanger Facility as seen from the Taxiway at Spaceport America