Space Tourism

Google Exec Hands Silicon Valley the Stratospheric Jump Record

Just a little over two years since Felix Baumgartner broke USAF Colonel Joseph Kittinger's stratospheric jump record, Alan Eustace from…

7 years ago

Bigelow Inflatable Module to be Added to Space Station in 2015

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are going to be getting an addition in the near future, and in the…

7 years ago

Touchdown! Virgin Spacecraft Prototype Soars Over Mojave, Testing Re-Entry System

Virgin Galactic has finished yet another stepping-stone to its first commercial spaceflight. The New Mexico-based company sent SpaceShipTwo aloft on…

7 years ago

Here’s What It Looks Like To Build The Lynx Spacecraft

EDIT Oct. 8, 12:14 p.m. EDT: This article has been amended at XCOR's request to remove a reference to a…

7 years ago

Support a Good Cause To Win a Trip To Space

Well, technically not space*, but suborbital, and that'd still be way cool! And what's even cooler is that you can enter…

7 years ago

Do You Know 80s Kid Who Inspired Virgin Galactic? Branson Asks For Help Ahead Of First Spaceflight

As Virgin Galactic aims for a spaceflight this year, founder Richard Branson is asking the public to help track down…

7 years ago

What to Wear? The History and Future of Spacesuits

The issue of “what to wear?” takes on an extra dimension of life and death when it comes to space…

7 years ago

NBC To Broadcast Virgin Galactic’s First Commercial Spaceflight

In true Richard Branson flair, the founder of Virgin Galactic has a multimedia plan in place for when he and…

8 years ago

Virgin Galactic Ticket To Space Promised In New Reality Show Deal

Call it Space Survivor. Thirteen years after that now-classic desert island nightmare premiered on NBC, the executive producer behind Survivor is planning…

8 years ago

SpaceShipTwo Feathers Wings During Second Powered Test Flight

Is that the smell of rocket fuel in the air, or customer excitement? The reported 600+ customers waiting in line…

8 years ago