FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, guests stand outside the new Spaceport America hangar in Upham, N.M. With Spaceport nearly complete but still mostly empty, Branson and Virgin

... more 

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, guests stand outside the new Spaceport America hangar in Upham, N.M. With Spaceport nearly complete but still mostly empty, Branson and Virgin Galactic has hinted it may take its spacecraft and launch elsewhere. (AP Photo/Matt York, File) less 

1 / 28
Associated Press
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 8:50 PM EST