Spacetourism

03.25.15
Russia will resume space tourism in 2018
03.25.15

Russia will resume space tourism in 2018

Russia's Roscosmos space agency is in a bind. It makes money ferrying American astronauts to the I...

By J. Fingas,   03.25.15
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04.03.14
Felix Baumgartner is the man who fell to Earth and lived to tell the tale
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04.03.14

Felix Baumgartner is the man who fell to Earth and lived to tell the tale

"I would not do it again because there's nothing else to accomplish ... The fact that it worked on...

By J. Volpe,   04.03.14
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07.17.13
Britain throws another £60 million at the Skylon spaceplane, hopes mid-life crisis is over soon
07.17.13

Britain throws another £60 million at the Skylon spaceplane, hopes mid-life crisis is over soon

After a series of successful tests on the Skylon spaceplane's SABRE engine, the UK government has...

By S. Dent,   07.17.13
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06.27.13
PayPal Galactic arrives to address the pressing issue of paying in space
06.27.13

PayPal Galactic arrives to address the pressing issue of paying in space

Space tourism is coming, and it ain't gonna be cheap. The question is, how are the rich folks aboa...

By S. Dent,   06.27.13
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01.04.13
Create your own space program: NASA quietly flogging bits of the Kennedy Space Center
01.04.13

Create your own space program: NASA quietly flogging bits of the Kennedy Space Center

The idea of private space tourism is certainly taking off, but at such high costs, only 1 percent...

By J. Rigg,   01.04.13
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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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