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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.
Jan 12, 2015 11:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
British singer Sarah Brightman heads to Russia this week to begin training to fly to the International Space Station.
Nov 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
Nov 13, 2014 11:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The pilot who survived the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo remained strapped in his seat as the ship broke apart.Continue reading →
Nov 10, 2014 03:50 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Based on the scattered, jagged remains of SpaceShipTwo and the pending funeral for one of its pilots, it would be easy to assume that a design flaw of some sort was responsible for the deadly crash -- but appearances can be deceiving.
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