Spaceport America Plans Job Information Meetings


A series of town hall-style meetings will be hosted over the next few weeks for local contractors, businesses, organizations and individuals interested in spaceport opportunities.

Gerald Martin Construction Management of Albuquerque, NM, the company selected to manage the construction of Spaceport America, will host these informational meetings at locations in Las Cruces, Hatch, Truth or Consequences, Anthony, Deming, Silver City and Alamogordo.

If you own or run a business and want to learn more about Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose built spaceport, and the types of jobs and services that will be needed during the initial construction phase, this your opportunity to learn more at this community meeting held at:

HATCH – Tuesday, April 7, 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Hatch Community Center, 837 W Hall St.

LAS CRUCES - Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Doña Ana County Government Center, Room 113, 845 N. Motel Blvd

ANTHONY– Thursday, April 9, 2009, 10 am to 11:30 am
Doña Ana Branch Community College Commons, 1700 E Ohara Rd.

TRUTH or CONSEQUENCES – Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 7 pm to 8:30 pm
T or C Civic Center & Ralph Edwards Auditorium, 400 W. Forth Street

DEMING – Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 9 am to 10:30 am
City Hall Council Chambers, 309 South Gold Ave.

ALAMOGORDO – Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 2 pm to 3:30 pm
New Mexico Space Museum, Library, Top of Highway 2001

SILVER CITY – Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Chamber of Commerce, 2012 N. Hudson Ave,

Spaceport America has been working with leading aerospace firms such as Virgin Galactic, Lockheed Martin, Rocket Racing Inc./Armadillo Aerospace, UP Aerospace, Microgravity Enterprises and Payload Specialties. The New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) currently projects the terminal and hangar facility to be completed by late 2010.