Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, launched its New Shepard spaceship on its first flight into suborbital space on Wednesday.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the company's Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station today, then turned around and nearly pulled off a soft landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
A private company that aims to send tourists to the edge of space broke a record by flying a parafoil higher than anyone has before.
SpaceX is gearing up to launch Discovr, which will keep an eye on both the weather in space and the goings on with our home planet.
British singer Sarah Brightman heads to Russia this week to begin training to fly to the International Space Station.
Saturday's attempt required a big step up in touchdown precision.
Test flights of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo are on schedule to begin again this year -- this time with its own pilots, the chief executive of Richard Branson’s space startup said Friday.
SpaceX called off the Dragon launch less than two minutes before its planned liftoff.
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