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Mar 11, 2016 04:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
For the first time, Jeff Bezos, billionaire and chief executive of Amazon, opened the door to his secretive rocket factory Blue Origin -- here's an exclusive look inside.
Feb 19, 2016 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Sixteen months after a fatal test flight destroyed its first spaceship, Virgin Galactic on Friday unveiled a second vehicle intended to fly paying passengers into suborbital space.
Nov 3, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After 15 years of a continuous crewed presence, here are just a few of the highs and lows of humanity's most ambitious international endeavor in space.
Jul 28, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Crash investigators have found Scaled Composites responsible for the fatal SpaceShipTwo accident that claimed the life of the vehicle's test pilot last year.
Jun 12, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A group that wants to make the world's first pornographic film in space has launched a crowdfunding campaign to get the project off the ground.
May 7, 2015 10:15 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Six months after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed during a test flight, a new version of the suborbital space plane is coming together in a hangar in the California desert.
Mar 23, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have an open-top cocktail glass to look forward to.
Feb 23, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
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.
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