Space tourism

01.20.15
Why is an opera singer going to the ISS?
01.20.15

Why is an opera singer going to the ISS?

It's been a weird life for Sarah Brightman, starting out as a dancer before recording one-hit wond...

By D. Cooper,   01.20.15
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11.03.14
Investigation of Virgin Galactic crash focuses on faulty tail deployment
11.03.14

Investigation of Virgin Galactic crash focuses on faulty tail deployment

US aviation investigators think they know how Virgin Galactic's SpaceshipTwo broke up in mid-fligh...

By S. Dent,   11.03.14
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06.25.14
Balloons could power space tourism by 2016
06.25.14

Balloons could power space tourism by 2016

Richard Branson is investing in a plane that'll take tourists to the edge of space, but who needs...

By D. Cooper,   06.25.14
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12.06.12
Golden Spike unveils ambitious plans for $1.5 billion trips to the moon
12.06.12

Golden Spike unveils ambitious plans for $1.5 billion trips to the moon

Space tourism? Yeah, been there, doing that. But in the world of private travel, there's really no...

By D. Murph,   12.06.12
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07.15.12
Richard Branson confirms Virgin Galactic's first space tourism flight will launch next year with him on board
07.15.12

Richard Branson confirms Virgin Galactic's first space tourism flight will launch next year with him on board

Richard Branson has long said that he'd be on board Virgin Galactic's first commercial space touri...

By D. Melanson,   07.15.12
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05.10.12
Dark horse set to ride into space race, strapped to world's largest solid rocket booster
05.10.12

Dark horse set to ride into space race, strapped to world's largest solid rocket booster

Alliant Techsystems (ATK) may not be on top of your betting card, but it has plenty of shuttle mot...

By S. Dent,   05.10.12
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04.27.12
Space travel coming to an airport near you? Maybe, if Skylon keeps its cool
04.27.12

Space travel coming to an airport near you? Maybe, if Skylon keeps its cool

Want to get from New York to Perth in under 4 hours, or maybe just head to outer space on a lark?...

By S. Dent,   04.27.12
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02.08.12
Record-breaking freefall advances space suit technology (video)
02.08.12

Record-breaking freefall advances space suit technology (video)

Jumping to Earth from the edge of space is no mean feat. Not only are you dropping like a stone, th...

By J. Trew,   02.08.12
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08.11.11
Virgin Galactic, XCOR land suborbital contracts with NASA
08.11.11

Virgin Galactic, XCOR land suborbital contracts with NASA

Have $200,000 to spare for a ticket to space? NASA does, apparently, a few times over. Following th...

By Z. Honig,   08.11.11
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