Virgin Galactic Moving to Las Cruces

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The New Mexico Business Weekly reports that Virgin Galactic will be moving into a new headquarters in Las Cruces in January:

Virgin Galactic will oversee its space flight business from a 2,500-square-foot office on the east side of Las Cruces.

The company, which plans to send paying tourists to space from the New Mexico Spaceport in southern New Mexico, has rented the top floor of the new Green Offices at 166 South Roadrunner Parkway, about two blocks south of the MountainView Regional Medical Center.

The office suite will serve as Virgin Galactic’s New Mexico headquarters, housing about a dozen employees to start.

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