More stories by Bob Martin

New Mexico rocket seeks historic first

Throughout history, no rocket that blasted off from earth has ever made it into orbit without using at least one separate booster to help ge…

Virgin Galactic

Space tourists to train in New Mexico

Winded and fresh off running the last leg of the 180-mile Spaceport America Relay Race with her Virgin Galactic team, Beth Moses is still an…

Spaceport relay race tests runners

For Spaceport America’s first annual Spaceport Relay Race, runners must cross a vast desert that colonists from Mexico in the 1600’s called …

Roswell Airport Fleet

Recycling jetliners boosts local economy

The 300 jetliners parked along taxiways glisten in the morning sun. The dry and warm climate of southeastern New Mexico keeps the long rows …

How New Mexico Chile became Legendary

New Mexico’s famous chiles are not only a huge part of state culture and its economy, but they are renowned around the globe. Even the offic…

The Disappearing Family Ranch

While the number of beef cattle grazing on New Mexico pastures and raised in feedlots does not change all that much every year, the number o…