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Jun 25, 2014 03:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Nine months after unveiling plans for high-altitude balloon rides -- high enough for passengers to see the curvature of Earth against the blackness of space -- World View has successfully tested a one-tenth size mockup. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 12:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
SpaceX founder Elon Musk thinks his private spaceflight company will have the capability to land humans on Mars within 12 years, assuming the availability of funding for the historic mission. Continue reading →
Jun 13, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Two people with money to burn have put down deposits for the ultimate getaway – a trip around the moon, the president of the space tourism firm that booked the trips said this week.
Jun 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, SPACE.com
SpaceX thinks humanity needs to reach Mars to survive.
May 30, 2014 03:22 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Space Exploration Technologies on Thursday unveiled its contender in a three-way competition to fly astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA. Continue reading →
May 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the commercial space sector continues to develop apace, SpaceX is about to unveil what it hopes will become the enzyme for a revolution in U.S. manned space transportation. Continue reading →
May 1, 2014 11:41 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The private rocket company has released raw video of the powered splashdown of the spend first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket after launch in April. Continue reading →
Apr 24, 2014 11:48 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Bitcoin, the electronic peer-to-peer currency that sidesteps more traditional methods of payment, is about to be launched into space. Continue reading →
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