Virgin Galactic expanding space flight operations overseas | KOB 4

Virgin Galactic expanding space flight operations overseas Web Staff
July 06, 2018 05:49 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Virgin Galactic has yet to begin routine commercial flights beyond our atmosphere from Spaceport America, but the company is already working to expand its operations.


The company announced Friday it has signed an agreement to launch space flights from Italy. Virgin Galactic says Spaceport America – located in southwest New Mexico about 50 miles from Las Cruces – will remain its headquarters.

Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides tweeted the following message after the agreement, which has been in the works since late 2016.

Credits Web Staff

Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video


Relay Media Amp



UNM basketball, APD unite to put a dent in ABQ auto theft

$8K in pottery stolen from visiting artist couple during ABQ delivery

Sandia Speedway helps out family after scary crash

Police arrest man previously released after July shooting

Aggies beat UTEP on the road, win first game of 2018