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At Spaceport America, Jetsons dreams get ready to fly

Rocket nuts have been waiting for years for the era of space tourism to begin. Here's where it might just get off the ground.

By May 17, 2014


Behind the scenes at Spaceport America (pictures)

CNET gets an up close and personal look at the futuristic home of Virgin Galactic's commercial spaceflight operations.

15 Images By May 17, 2014


Spaceport America: Not just 'rich people in space'

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series strolls the 10,000-foot-long runway at Spaceport America, home to Virgin Galactic and a nascent hub for a new space tourism industry.

By May 1, 2012


Spaceport America: More than space tourism (photos)

Spaceport America is sprouting up out of the New Mexico desert with a goal of ushering in a new era of commercial space flight.

9 Images By May 1, 2012


Facebook hires Web-based mobile-game developer team

The social network nabs the crew behind Spaceport, a company that focuses on cross-platform development.

By April 23, 2013


Shuttle Atlantis, NASA's last orbiter, departs for museum duty

NASA's lone remaining space shuttle, the Atlantis, departed the Kennedy Space Center on Friday for its final journey, a 10-mile trek to the spaceport Visitor Complex, where it will go on display.

By November 2, 2012


Apple iOS HTML5 performance far exceeds Android

A new study from Spaceport says Apple's iPhones and iPads do a far better job of handling HTML5 in the browser than competing Android-based devices.

By March 6, 2012


Lockheed Martin commits to run tests at Spaceport America

The aerospace giant agrees to a memorandum of understanding to conduct ongoing launch tests at the New Mexico facility.

By April 15, 2008


Spaceport America reports a successful launch

At Spaceport America in New Mexico, UP Aerospace successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday.

By December 19, 2007