Spaceport America Runway dedication
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Richard Branson and Gov. Bill Richardson were just a few of the VIPs in attendance at the Spaceport runway dedication. Photo by Jeffrey Vock courtesy of Virgin Galactic

Sir Richard Branson, British billionaire, was in Las Cruces, NM last Friday Oct. 22nd for the New Mexico Spaceport Authority’s official dedication of the first runway at the Spaceport America.  This dedication is a huge milestone for the Spaceport, securing its place in history and at the leading edge of Space travel technology.

The runways was officially christened as the Gov. Bill Richardson runway in honor of the Governor’s hard work in making the Spaceport dream a reality.

Here are some great links if you’d like to read more about the Spaceport runway dedication:

You can also see some exciting footage of the dedication in these videos:

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