In 1964, Gagarin took up the challenge of designing the Soviets' first spaceplane. ->
For John Glenn, being the first American to orbit the Earth on Feb. 20, 1962 was a stroke of luck. ->
In a world where private space industry is poised to take over, the world's first single stage to orbit spacecraft may be the privately developed Skylon spaceplane. ->
Like now, hypersonic air travel was on paper in the 1950s. It just never got off the ground. ->
A New Roller Coaster Could Bring You to the Final Frontier -- Or At Least Make You Feel Like You Are
According to Space.com, the zero-gravity experience of outer space could be coming to a roller coaster on Earth near you. That's right, the feeling of weightlessness is being proposed in a new roller coaster design by theme park design firm BRC Imagination Arts, that will take riders into simulated...
Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic better start looking over their shoulders. That's because a pair of high school seniors from Canada, using just $400 worth of equipment, a weather balloon and a handmade parachute, managed to send a mini LEGO man for a 97-minute, 80,000 foot, ride to the edge of ...
If you've ever wanted to own a piece of America's spaceflight history, now is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to add something truly spectacular to your collection. ->
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