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â€œâ€¦.blast off!â€ Thatâ€™s right - The event for Forest Travel and Virgin Galactic held on Nov.18, 2010 at the Four Seasons was a huge success. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2010 â€œâ€¦.blast off!â€ Thatâ€™s right - The event for Forest Travel and Virgin Galactic held on Thursday, Nov.18, 2010, at the Four Seasons was a huge success. When entering the Miami Ball Room, guests were registered as future astronauts.
Construction on the world's first commercial passenger space terminal is expected to be completed sometime next year, with flights set to begin launching within 18 months.
Virgin Galactic will pass another milestone today in its efforts to bring commercial spaceflight to reality.
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will attend a dedication celebrating completion of the runway at Spaceport America in New Mexico at 11 am MST on Friday, Oct 22.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, the world's first commercial spacecraft, successfully completed its first solo manned flight on Sunday.
Virgin Galacticâ€™s LauncherOne satellite launching rocket has suffered a setback.
Cecil Field airport in Jacksonville, Florida was awarded a federal license on Monday to fly commercial space vehicles being designed to ferry tourists and researchers beyond Earth's atmosphere.
Construction of Spaceport America, the worldâ€™s first purpose-built spaceport designed specifically for space-bound commercial and fee-paying passengers, commenced Friday in New Mexico.
NEW YORK, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Space took a giant leap closer to earth today, following the launch of a new joint venture between Rocket Racing, Inc. (RRI), Armadillo Aerospace and the government of New Mexico.
By Elva K. Osterreich, Alamogordo Daily News, N.M. Aug. 6--After offering a lot of information during two hearings Tuesday, Federal Aviation Administration officials had a single public comment offered about Spaceport America.