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Virgin Galactic expanding space flight operations overseas

KOB.com 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.

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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.

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