There is a small town in New Mexico, USA, which is called Truth or Consequences. It is a very appropriate name for what will happen in this isolated desert basin. Is that an alien spacecraft that landed?
Not! Precisely this is a human spacecraft to be launched from here
Known locally as the “T or C” and the number of inhabitants that only 6411 people, the area has been selected by the company’s founder Virgin, Richard Branson, as a place where it will launch its first spacecraft into space. Yes, here lies a station / terminal or port space America (Spaceport America).
Tech building it is located deep in the desert, 48 kilometers east of the city and is heading the first commercial space tourism is built planet.
Spaceport America officially opened in 2011 but has been well known until it is adopted. This is known as the place where the ashes of James Doohan, Scotty actor in the movie Star Trek beginning, was launched into space
The first flight for Virgin Galactic Spaceport America in 2010.
Since then, Hundreds of millions of dollars have been poured into the project, and Virgin Galactic is expected to launch its first rocket with six human travelers on-board this year.
The shape of meander of the building and the interior space is made to capture the drama and mystery of space flight itself, articulating the thrill of space travel for the first space tourists, said a statement from Virgin.
The total area’s spaceport is 7285 hectares.
This spaceport is home to the Virgin Galactic spacecraft SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnightTwo. Spaceport is also home to SpaceX Falcon 9R and UP Aerospace.
Spot in the New Mexico desert where history will be made.
SPACEWAY (grounding) extends over 3600 meters, while the total area of the port space is 7285 hectares. For 700 “astronauts” who have signed up, this foundation will be the last sights they see before being driven as far as 100 km into the atmosphere.
Will Smith and Jaden Smith use the spaceport to promote their film “After Earth”.
Passengers pay $ 250,000 for a two-hour flight and had moments of weightlessness outside the atmosphere for a few minutes.
“A unique business requires highly specialized building and Virgin Galactic will own it at Spaceport America in New Mexico.
This project has been working for 10 years and cost $ 212 million.
“As always, safety is the main thing, but now, I plan to go into space in 2014 this!” Branson wrote in an e -mail.
Sumber : Kaskus / wahyudit