Included in those plans are three visitor centers that will be open to the general public. One visitor center will be in Hatch, the second in Truth or Consequences and the third will be on site at the spaceport. Visitors who cannot afford the actual space flight will be able to experience a simulated flight at the main welcome center.
The company behind Spaceport America is Virgin Galactic, owned by British billionaire Richard Branson. The cost of a flight is $200,000 and includes about 5 minutes of weightlessness in sub-orbital space. So far 500 tickets have sold - including one to actor