Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic is the world’s first spaceline and the anchor tenant of Spaceport America. Virgin Galactic plans to create a five-star destination experience to accommodate customers, their families, and space enthusiasts at Spaceport America, where they will operate their SpaceshipTwo and White KnightTwo spacecraft.

UP Aerospace UP Aerospace, Inc. was the first company to launch a commercial payload at New Mexico’s Spaceport America. Currently based out of Colorado, they offer complete payload recovery and a wide range of tracking, telemetry, and avionics options.

Armadillo Aerospace Founded in 2000, Armadillo Aerospace has an unequaled experience base with over 200 flight tests spread over a dozen different vehicles. The company has done work for NASA and the United States Air Force, and flown vehicles at every X-Prize Cup and Northrup Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge event, including those held in New Mexico from 2006 to 2008.

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin As one of the nation’s top aerospace companies, Lockheed Martin of Bethesda, Maryland, has been testing new launch and recovery technologies at Spaceport America. Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and reported 2006 sales of $39.6 billion.