Spaceport America

301 S. Foch St.
Truth Or Consequences, NM 87901- Map It
(844) 727-7223

AAA Editor Notes

Spaceport America visitor center is at 301 S. Foch St. Spaceport America is the world's first purpose-built commercial space launch facility, equipped with such basic infrastructure as an airfield, launch pads and hangars. The visitor center, housed in a historic adobe building in Truth or Consequences, contains educational and interactive space travel-related exhibits. The remote Spaceport America site, situated in the midst of stark high desert country, can be toured and is reached via a rolling multimedia theater shuttle. At the site visitors can engage in interactive exhibits, experience the thrill of rapid acceleration courtesy of a G-Shock simulator, meet Spaceport America crew members and view the futuristic Gateway to Space terminal/hangar. Time: Allow 5 hours minimum.
Visitor center free. Spaceport America tour fee $49.99; $29.99 (ages 0-17). Tour reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
Hours: Visitor center open daily 8:30-4:30. Morning tours to the spaceport site depart Mon. and Thurs.-Sun. at 9 (boarding begins at 8:45) and return to the visitor center at 1. Afternoon tours depart Fri.-Sun. at 1:30, May-Sept. (boarding begins at 1:15) and return to the visitor center at 5:30. All tours are subject to change or cancellation.