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Way, Way, Way Over the Rainbow: Space Travel

Dane Steele Green | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

It's not the most colorful place on the planet, but that's only because it isn't on the planet. Space tourism is going to happen. In fact, it's happening as we speak -- and far be it from me not to jump on this bandwagon.

The Perks Of Flying Virgin Galactic

Pam Grout | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

I'm on rutted, dirt roads in the Jornada del Muerto desert of southern New Mexico headed to Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport. It's adjacent to White Sands Missile Range where, for 70 some years, assorted rockets, nuclear bombs and other WMDs have been tested.

Rocky Mountain High Could Get Higher With Spaceport

Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver

The Rocky Mountain High is poised to get even higher. Colorado U.S. Sens Michael Bennet and Mark Udall announced Tuesday that the Federal Aviation ...

Rocky Mountain Higher? Hick Signs Bill To Expand Spaceflight Biz

Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver

The Rocky Mountain high is poised to get even higher. On Thursday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the "Spaceflight Entity Limited Liability" bill (SB12...

Rocky Mountain High To Get Higher With Colo. Spaceport

Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver

Colorado, known for its majestic Rocky mountains, clean air and water, outdoor lifestyle... and spaceport? That's just what Gov. John Hickenlooper is ...

WATCH: Sir Richard Branson's Spaceport Will Launch Tourists Into Space

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

Yesterday was the dedication ceremony for 'Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space,' a great day for Trekky honeymooners and super-rich people alike. Thanks ...

Spaceport America Tours To Start Friday (They Won't Be There)

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.11.2011 | Travel

The New Mexico Spaceport Authority announced on Tuesday that tours of Spaceport America will be open to the public starting Friday, the Associated Pre...

Space Architecture

Kisa Lala | Posted 06.10.2011 | Arts
Kisa Lala


PHOTOS: Spaceport America Runway To Be Dedicated Friday In New Mexico

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

UPHAM, N.M. — World's first commercial spaceport. Check. Solo flight of a rocket ship for tourists. Check. A runway in the southern New Mexico d...