Space Tourism

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…

4 months 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…

4 months 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…

8 months 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…

10 months 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…

3 years ago

Japanese Startup is Working on a Reusable Rocketplane to Carry Passengers to Space, as Early as 2023

The Japanese startup PD Aerospace is developing a reusable space plane that will use a combination of jet engines and…

3 years ago

Virgin Galactic Performs the Second Test of VSS Unity, Reaching Mach 1.9

Virgin Galactic recently conducted its second successful powered test flight of the VSS Unity, bringing the company one step closer…

3 years ago

Jeff Bezos Says The New Shepard Will Soar Next on Sunday. Here’s How to Watch It Live.

The 8th test flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket - a major step towards the development of space tourism…

3 years ago

Is Human Hibernation Possible? Going to Sleep for Long Duration Spaceflight

We know trips in space will take a long time. Can we go to sleep for the journey and then…

4 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 451: When Can I Buy My Ticket To Space?

Like most of us, you probably want to know what it would be like to travel to space. Maybe not…

4 years ago