Spaceport America Awards Contract for Perimeter Fence

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The New Mexico Spaceport Authority said May 25 that it has awarded a $937,000 contract to Valley Fence Company of Albuquerque, N.M., to construct perimeter fencing and access gates at Spaceport America.

Virgin Galactic plans to conduct its first passenger suborbital flights from the inland spaceport, the construction of which got under way with a June 2009 ground- breaking ceremony.