Virgin Galactic returns to the skies after two years
The VMS Eve and VSS Unity flew in 'captive carry' mode for almost four hours over the Mojave desert.
Boeing's space taxi won't be ready until 2018
Leaving SpaceX as the only contender for flights in 2017.
SpaceX wins its first military launch contract
After fighting for a chance to bid for Air Force launches, SpaceX will carry the next GPS satellite into orbit.
$2 billion rocket company merger could create giant SpaceX rival
United Launch Alliance, the Pentagon's preferred launcher of spy satellites, could be bought by an American rocket engine maker for $2 billion.
Can microwave-powered shuttles make space travel cheaper?
How much does it take to launch a satellite? According to Rocket Lab's Peter Beck "You pretty much...
Future commercial satellites will be launched from New Zealand
New Zealand has been chosen as the home for what's likely to be the world's first private satellit...
Virgin Galactic pilot recounts how he survived being ejected at 50,000 feet
When Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed in late October, the company attributed the loss to an...
SpaceX launches new Falcon 9 rocket with 60 percent stronger engines (video)
While most of the news about SpaceX has surrounded the Grasshopper lately, the firm has been plugg...
SpaceX shows off new nav gear with latest Grasshopper rocket launch-and-landing (video)
We've been watching as the SpaceX Grasshopper's leap has grown higher and higher with each success...