Space safety field office

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —   The Federal Aviation Administration announced the opening of a safety field office that will increase the administration’s oversight of commercial space operations in Texas and New Mexico.

That new field office will be in Houston, Texas. Officials say this location will improve monitoring of ongoing testing programs and commercial space tourism operations from companies like SpaceX, Blue Origin in Texas, and Virgin Galactic in New Mexico.