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Sep 15, 2014 07:11 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A hole-in-one would be a memorable event for anyone, but for English golfer Andy Sullivan, it was a stroke of luck that turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity -- a suborbital joyride. Continue reading →
Sep 11, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Less than a month after saying he'd be "bitterly disappointed" if Virgin Galactic flights don't start by the end of the year, Richard Branson admits that we'll need to wait a little longer. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2014 04:55 PM ET // Irene Klotz
British soprano Sarah Brightman will begin training in January for a 2015 visit to the International Space Station. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
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 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.
Jan 10, 2014 02:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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 →
Jan 6, 2014 07:55 AM ET
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.
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