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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico: Spaceport America Tour

Opened June 2015. Ride a bus 40 minutes out into a desert and take a guided tour of the world's first private Spaceport, where Richard Branson launched himself into (near) space in July 2021.

Address:
301 S. Foch St., Truth or Consequences, NM
Directions:
Tour leaves from the downtown Visitor Center, on the west side of S. Foch St., a block north of northbound US Hwy 25 BUS/N. Broadway St., or a block south of southbound US Hwy 25 BUS/Main Ave. Look for the dark brown adobe building.
Hours:
Tours take four hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
575-267-8888
Admission:
Adults $50 and up.
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Spaceport America Tour

Wow -- what an awesome tour! Runs every Friday out of Las Cruces, with a small (max. 10) number of guests for a personal feeling tour. There are stops to see the SpinLaunch suborbital accelerator, Genesis artwork, Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two replica, and tours of the GTS Hanger, SpacePort Operations Center, and Fire/EMT operations. Even get a run down the 2+ mile long space runway.

The entire excursion is over four hours long, including travel time. For those who dare, you can even get a ride on a spin machine to see if you are cut out to be an astronaut!

[Luv2RV, 10/06/2022]

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