Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday signed into law liability-waiving legislation aimed at saving the state’s nearly quarter-billion-dollar investment in a futuristic spaceport and retaining its anchor tenant, British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic.
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
The first space flight of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic venture will be a family affair: The billionaire adventurer says he will be joined by his adult children.
Nevada’s Bigelow Aerospace and Southern California rocket developer Space Exploration Technologies are teaming to offer passenger launches to private space stations.
Ground crews at the Kennedy Space Center have completed repairs on two leaks that were found inside one of the thruster pods on Space Shuttle Discovery, clearing the way for it to launch on Wednesday.