Spaceport America Spaceport America, located about an hour from Las Cruces, defines the new age in space travel. Designed to house and launch aerospace craft for commercial space travel, Spaceport America is a much talked about innovation in New Mexico. In addition to serving as a launch pad for commercial and private companies, Spaceport America offers hard hat tours to the public.
Hotels near Spaceport America -
Spend a day exploring the concept of space travel at the Spaceport America facility. Located less than an hour from Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces, a visit to Spaceport America is a fun thing to do for anyone interested in learning about commercial space travel. Later, recap the day's events over dinner at Gardunos or drinks at Azul, the upscale bar and lounge at
Spaceport America Tours -
Step inside the world of Spaceport America on a hardhat tour of the facility and surrounding communities. The extensive Spaceport America tour lasts 3 - 4 hours and includes fascinating stories about the history of New Mexico and its famous characters, as well as an in-depth introduction to the spaceport. Spaceport America tours are offered by Follow the Sun Tours on weekends- see details ftstours.com
Spaceport America Tenants -
Spaceport America houses an impressive list of the world's leading aerospace companies. In addition to such companies as Lockheed Martin and Up Aerospace, Inc., Spaceport America is home to Virgin Galactic, the facility's anchor tenant. Virgin Galactic, which recently signed a multi-year contract with Spaceport America, is the first "spaceline" in the world with plans to offer space travel to the public.