Space Tourism

A New Shepard Exploded. Fortunately, There Wasn’t Anyone on Board

On September 12, Blue Origin New Shepard mission, NS-23, failed just over one minute into an uncrewed flight, forcing the…

2 weeks ago

Japanese Billionaire Finishes Up Space Station Mission With Online Flourishes

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and two crewmates have returned to Earth after an 11-day mission to the International Space Station…

10 months ago

NASA Gives Axiom Space Another Opening to Fly Private Astronauts to Space Station

Even though Texas-based Axiom Space hasn't yet sent its first crew of customers to the International Space Station, NASA is…

10 months ago

‘I’m Truly Happy’: Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Floats Into Space Station

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has begun his first space adventure — an 11-day visit to the International Space Station that…

10 months ago

Mother and Daughter Win Tickets for Suborbital Space Ride With Virgin Galactic

A wellness coach from Antigua and her daughter are getting tickets for a suborbital space trip, thanks to the latest…

10 months ago

Jeff Bezos Will be Flying to Space Aboard New Shepard Next Month

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos has announced that he and his brother will be on the New Shepard spacecraft as…

1 year ago

Virgin Galactic Reaches the Space Frontier Over New Mexico for the First Time

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane crossed its 50-mile-high space boundary over New Mexico for the first time today, after months…

1 year ago

Axiom Space Reveals the Crew for Its First Space Odyssey in 2022 (Sorry, Tom Cruise)

Axiom Space’s first privately funded trip to the International Space Station will be as notable for who’s not on the crew…

2 years ago

SpaceShipTwo’s First Powered Test Flight Since Move to New Mexico Fizzles Out

Virgin Galactic lit up SpaceShipTwo's rocket motor for the first time in the skies over New Mexico today, but only…

2 years ago

Elon Musk Reveals who the First Lunar Tourist Will Be

From SpaceX's headquarters in California, Elon Musk announced who will be the first lunar tourist to hitch a ride aboard…

4 years ago