New Mexico Space News
June 2: The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) in New Mexico will be the base of the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA). A "dense core" of the 244 new 18-meter (59-foot) dish antennas will be installed at the current VLA, with others scattered around American properties from Hawaii to Puerto Rico, along with sites in northern Mexico and Canada.

May 22: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo reached space on a test flight at Spaceport America. The ship carried a pilot, a co-pilot, and two crew members to an altitude of 55.45 miles. In addition to testing the performance of the spacecraft itself, the flight also carried revenue-generating scientific research experiments as part of NASA's Flight Opportunities Program.







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June 2: The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) in New Mexico will be the base of the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA). A "dense core" of the 244 new 18-meter (59-foot) dish antennas will be installed at the current VLA, with others scattered around American properties from Hawaii to Puerto Rico, along with sites in northern Mexico and Canada.

May 22
: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo reached space on a test flight at Spaceport America. The ship carried a pilot, a co-pilot, and two crew members to an altitude of 55.45 miles. In addition to testing the performance of the spacecraft itself, the flight also carried revenue-generating scientific research experiments as part of NASA's Flight Opportunities Program.













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Robert Goddard towing one of his rockets to the launch site near Roswell about 1931, courtesy of NASA.

WhiteKnightTwo carrying SpaceShipTwo at Spaceport America runway dedication flyover, photo by Loretta Hall.

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June 21, 2013
Spaceport America
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Photo Credits
Robert Goddard towing one of his rockets to the launch site near Roswell about 1931, courtesy of NASA.

WhiteKnightTwo carrying SpaceShipTwo at Spaceport America runway dedication flyover, photo by Loretta Hall.

Unless otherwise credited, all material on this site is © Loretta Hall 2010-2021.
The Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space at Spaceport America.
Photo by Loretta Hall