Work on Spaceport America Proceeding

An artist's conception of a Virgin Galactic flight above Spaceport America in New Mexico
An artist's conception of a Virgin Galactic flight above Spaceport America in New Mexico

NM Spaceport seeks bids for electrical system
New Mexico Business Journal

The New Mexico Spaceport Authority is seeking bids from contractors to construct an on-site electrical system at the Spaceport near Upham in southern New Mexico.

The system will connect on-site infrastructure to an off-site electrical substation with a six-mile distribution line, said Authority Executive Director Steve Landeene in a news release.

“This is a critical package that will energize the Spaceport,” Landeene said. “These utilities will be underground to minimize view shed impacts from the El Camino Real Trail as well as provide a more protected electrical system for Spaceport America operations.”

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