SpaceShipTwo to Fly Over Spaceport America in October

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WhiteKnightTwo and VSS Enterprise will perform a flyover of Spaceport America on October 22 as part of a ceremony to inaugurate the facility’s runway, New Mexico officials announced on Monday.

The event will cap off Space Week in New Mexico. It will follow the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight, which will be held on Oct. 20-21. The schedule for Space Week after the break.

New Mexico Space Week

Monday, October 18, 2010

Classified meeting – by invitation only

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

9:30 am – 11:00 am
Leonard R. Sugerman Public Forum – Education Outreach, open to the public
Pan American Center, New Mexico State University

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Leonard R. Sugerman Public Forum – Spaceport Community Council, open to the public
Pan American Center, New Mexico State University

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spaceport Executive Summit – by invitation only

Tour – New Mexico Museum of Space History & White Sands National Monument
registration required, this will be an all day tour

Research Applications with Suborbital Launch Systems (RASLS)- registration required
Co Instructors: Alan Stern, former NASA Associate Administrator for Space and Earth Science and Marshall Kaplan, Space Department of Applied Physics Laboratory at John Hopkins University
Pan American Center, New Mexico State University

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Speakers and Sponsors Reception – by invitation only

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening Reception
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

8:30 am- 5:00 pm
International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Reception
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Dinner
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

9:00 pm -11:00 pm
After Hours Reception
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

Thursday, October 21, 2010

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

Friday, October 22, 2010

Virgin Galactic Flyover at Spaceport America
Registration required, this will be an all day event

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