Up – Part I, The Spaceport

chris crisman wired uk virgin galactic spaceport america photos

Up.

That’s all you need to say. Last November, we took on a project with Wired UK magazine to photograph Richard Branson’s latest venture in attempting to conquer the final frontier: Space. We spent the good part of a week in the deserts of New Mexico and California, photographing the spaces and places, the infrastructure, the people, and ultimately Sir Richard himself.

chris crisman wired uk virgin galactic spaceport america photos

We’re starting off our behind the scenes coverage with the first part of the shoot – photographing the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space. We were granted unrestricted access to world’s first commercial spaceport. Still under construction and still very much under-wraps, we had the day to explore and make photos of this incredible piece of architecture. Keep reading for the full story…

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