Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space, New Mexico / USA design by Foster and Partners

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Location: New Mexico, USA
Type: Public – Transportation
Architects: Foster and Partners – www.fosterandpartners.com
Client: New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA)
Photo by Nigel Young
Tenant: Virgin Galactic
Facilities: Western zone – Support and administrative facilities for the NMSA and Virgin Galactic. // Central zone – Operational heart of the facility containing the hangar and hangar support for space craft. // Eastern zone – Principal operational training area, astronaut lounge, mission control, spacesuit dressing rooms and revival lounge. The lounge and
mission control have direct views across the apron, runway and landscape beyond.
Site Area: 300,000ft² / 27,880m² including apron
Gross Area: 110,000 ft² / 10,219m²
No. of Floors: 3
Highest Point: 60 ft


Source: www.fosterandpartners.com
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