News with "Virgin Galatic" as a topic

Space Week in New Mexico was recently completed, it was held October 19-22, 2010 in Las Cruces and at Spaceport America. It took a year to plan. Space Week in New Mexico is a series of events held over 4 days.  It hopefully created more questions than we answered.  When will people start flying from Spaceport America, how many and what type of jobs will we see when the spaceport is finished, how can we ...


Commercial Space FrontiersBringing the Industry Home

By Joe BurgessPhotography by Joe Burgess and Courtsey of the Space Development FountationFor the article online at Las Cruces Magazine click hereFor a pdf of the Las Cruces Magazine click here

The development of commercial space as a viable industry for southern New Mexico is rapidly materializing. Years of behind-the-scenes efforts have resulted in large research and project funding ...


Right now I am in Lincoln, Nebraska, getting ready for a Round Table discussion at the 5th annual Space Law Conference.  I do not have a law degree, I asked why they wanted me. The best I can figure is they want their attendees to get a sense of the big picture in the emerging commercial space industry. Of course, the 2010 US Space Policy is essential reading for space lawyers. International Trafficking ...


 

This is great news for us.

NASA has selected seven companies to integrate and fly technology payloads on commercial suborbital reusable platforms that carry payloads near the boundary of space. 

As part of NASA's Flight Opportunities Program, each successful vendor will receive an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. These two-year contracts, worth a combined total of $10 million, will allow NASA to draw from a pool of commercial space companies to deliver payload integration and flight ...