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2007-03-27 10:42:34

New Mexico officials have set the ground work to lease part of its commercial spaceport to Virgin Galactic as a base for its space tourism company.

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2006-10-01 20:53:37

A rocket that was the first launched from a commercial spaceport in New Mexico - and the first to crash - has been found in the desert, company officials said Saturday.

2006-09-25 18:09:33

The first rocket launched from New Mexico's spaceport failed to reach suborbital space Monday, wobbling and dropping back to Earth barely a tenth of the way into its intended journey.

2006-03-01 17:02:31

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson signed legislation into law on Wednesday that will allow his state to begin investing $110 million in a facility to launch tourists into space.

2006-01-26 20:21:13

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said on Thursday a plan to spend $100 million in state money to build a facility to launch tourists into space will take flight, despite objections in the state legislature.

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2005-12-13 12:03:36

Virgin Galactic, the British company created by entrepreneur Richard Branson to send tourists into space, and New Mexico announced an agreement Tuesday for the state to build a $225 million spaceport.


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  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
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