July 2013

Houston Airport System plan calls for building spaceport at Ellington Field

July 12th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Houston Airport System sees the potential for the city to be a leading player in commercial spaceflight and presented plans Thursday to build a spaceport at Ellington Field. Mario Diaz, the Director of Aviation at the Houston Airport System, presented a plan to City Council's Budget and Fiscal Affairs [...]

May 2013

Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs lease at New Mexico Spaceport

May 8th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Fox News ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –  Another space industry heavyweight has signed on to use New Mexico's Spaceport America -- Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday. It agreed to a three-year lease to do testing of its "Grasshopper" reusable rocket in southern New Mexico. [...]