Tours of Spaceport America to Resume

The Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space terminal hangar facility (center), Spaceport Operations Center (Left) and “Spaceway”
(Runway) at Spaceport America. (Credit: Bill Gutman/Spaceport America)

Regular tours of Spaceport America will resume after a gap of about a year.

In partnership with Final Frontier Tours, a Las Cruces company owned by Curtis Rosemond, space enthusiasts and visitors can again have a hands-on, fun experience inside a real commercial space launch facility.

“We are excited to welcome back visitors from around the world to Spaceport America and to New Mexico,” said Rosa Bañuelos, head of business development for Spaceport America.

Tours to the spaceport have been on hold since the previous private tour operator, Follow the Sun, and the spaceport ended their relationship in 2016. Spaceport officials will continue to work with Follow The Sun on tours from the north and other events, although Final Frontier Tours is now the official tour operator, Bañuelos said.

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  • Will we be able to see Pipeline2Space’s launch vending machine?

  • duheagle

    Quick, let’s go tour a ghost town before it gets – you know – all run down and stuff.

  • patb2009

    They should hold big Rock Festivals there. Burning man would be way cooler at a SpacePort.