Space Tourism News
FAA Grants Virgin Galactic Approval to Resume Testing Its Spaceplane
An important milestone for Virgin Galactic in its bid to provide suborbital space flights to tourists.
As Newt Gingrich Mulls VP Nod, a Look at His Most Out-of-This-World Ideas
Newt Gingrich has begun openly speculating that he would consider a vice presidential offer from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump . If the duo paired up, there would be not one but two men on the ticket who have been widely criticized and sometimes mocked for some of their
Virgin Galactic to Unveil New Passenger Spacecraft
The company hopes SpaceShipTwo will eventually take tourists to the edge of space.
SpaceX Rocket Landing a Historic Milestone
The reusable Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched a payload and returned to its launch pad for the first time.
Blue Origin: Amazon's Jeff Bezos Successfully Launches, Returns Rocket
Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos said his private spaceflight company Blue Origin has successfully launched a rocket and landed it back on Earth -- a feat that could help make space travel more affordable for the masses. Launching from Texas on Monday, Bezos' New Shepard crew capsule and propulsion
Richard Branson's Bold Parenting Move
His company, Virgin, is now offering some employees, including men, year-long parental leave.
April 30, 2001: First Space Tourist
This Tito may not quite have his space slaves yet he did have to be helped around the cabin. But today he said he was and joining the rise. The air and about this adaptation that they talk about I'm already adapted and stay.
NTSB Reveals How Virgin Galactic Spacecraft Pilot Survived Crash
Federal investigators today revealed that one of the two pilots of the Virgin Galactic crash last month was able to survive the ordeal because he was still strapped in his seat as the plane broke apart in midair but was able to free himself. The pilot, Peter Siebold, told investigators he somehow
Why Virgin Galactic Ticket Holder Still Wants to Go to Space With Leonardo DiCaprio
Sometime in the next few years, a Russian millionaire hopes to have some zero gravity fun with Leonardo DiCaprio when the two take a trip on board a Virgin Galactic spacecraft. Vasily Klyukin, who founded a bank and manages a real estate fund, paid $1.5 million at am amfAR charity gala last year
Virgin Galactic Pilot Recovering After Spacecraft Accident
NTSB investigates what went wrong as the company's chairman Richard Branson vows to continue the quest to bring tourists to space.