Spaceport America - World’s 1st Private Commercial Spaceport is now OPEN

By First Posted: Nov 5, 2011 Sat 1:37 PM

World’s first private commercial spaceport "Spaceport America" officially opened on October 18, 2011 in New Mexico, United States. It features a massive 120,000 square foot, partially underground terminal/hanger structure. It has a 10,000 foot runway. 

Once it becomes fully operational Spaceport America will be the home of Virgin Galactic and will support up to two WhiteKnightTwo and five SpaceShipTwo vehicles.

Here is the video for the opening ceremony


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