ALBUQUERQUE — Amid a remote stretch of desert landscape, New Mexico’s springboard to space is evolving into final form.
Construction activity is going at full throttle at the Sierra County location of New Mexico’s spaceport, which is billed as the world’s first site built strictly to launch commercial space vehicles. Officials hope to begin testing spacecraft prototypes next year.
First, they’ll need an operating base.
On that front, all systems are go.