New Mexico has never been one of my top places to visit in the world. However, it appears that in the nearish future, I might just have to go. That’s because Virgin Galactic has signed a 20 year lease agreement with the state for the nation’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport.

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When you’ve got the US Federal Aviation Administration green lighting the first ever commercial spaceport operation, you know it’s big news. The FAA approved Spaceport America’s request to vertically and horizontally launch into space. Now it’s as “simple” as building the spacestation, which is said to begin in the first quarter of 2009. Spaceport America […]

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