Spaceport America

What is Spaceport America? Spaceport America is the world’s first commercial space port designed and constructed for commercial space flight.

Where is Spaceport America? Spaceport America is located 45 miles north of Las Cruces at an elevation of 4,600 square feet. It is located on 18,000 acres of land in the Jornada del Muerto desert basin adjacent to the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range under 6,000 square miles of protected airspace.

Space Cup Spaceport America hosts hundreds of international students every June for the the Spaceport America Cup.

Spaceport America has FAA-licensed horizontal and vertical launch areas that attract various innovating entrepreneurial tenants including some of the most well-respected companies in the commercial space industry: SpaceX, UP Aerospace, EXOS Aerospace, EnergeticX, Pipeline2Space, and their anchor tenant Virgin Galactic.


Co Rd A021, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901


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