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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.
Nov 4, 2013 07:57 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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 →
Oct 29, 2013 09:08 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Sierra Nevada's seven-person Dream Chaser completed a successful glide test this weekend -- but it wasn't all good news. Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2013 12:15 AM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
Oct 22, 2013 01:20 AM ET // Discovery News
As the company World View announces its plans to balloon tourists into the stratosphere, what would such a trip look like?
Sep 30, 2013 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Diabetics, take heart. You may not be as fit as a NASA astronaut but that doesn’t mean you can’t fly in space.
Sep 27, 2013 09:12 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
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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