White Sands to serve as landing spot for NASA mission

New Mexico

(KRQE)-White Sands Missle Range is playing a major role in a joint NASA commercial venture.

The Albuquerque Journal is reporting that the project aims to send astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Last week, the military base was used for landing tests of a Boeing crew capsule.

The Journal reports that site will be one of the landing areas for astronauts returning to Earth after space station missions.

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