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Spaceport building work begins

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Building work has begun on the world's first commercial spaceport in New Mexico.

The facility will be the base for Virgin Galactic's commercial spaceflights, scheduled to begin next year.

Executive Director of Spaceport America, Steve Landeene, explains how the finished site will work.

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