Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo fired up its rocket engine for a test flight over California's Mojave Desert on Friday, the third in an ongoing series prior to the start of commercial suborbital passenger flights later this year. Continue reading →
There's a lot coming down the pike in space exploration in 2014! Trace tells us about the top three space missions he's looking forward to in the new year.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot suborbital spacecraft, is expected to make its third powered test flight within a month. Continue reading →
Sierra Nevada's seven-person Dream Chaser completed a successful glide test this weekend -- but it wasn't all good news. Continue reading →
If the thought of a rocket ride to space -- or the $250,000 price tag to get there -- leaves you feeling queasy, an Arizona firm thinks it has a gentler, less expensive alternative.
As the company World View announces its plans to balloon tourists into the stratosphere, what would such a trip look like?
Diabetics, take heart. You may not be as fit as a NASA astronaut but that doesn’t mean you can’t fly in space.
In an interview last week, Virgin boss Richard Branson hinted that he has "another idea" for cheaper space travel. Continue reading →
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