The first test launch of NASA's new deep space capsule, Orion, was scrubbed Thursday due to technical issues with the rocket.
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 →
The world is starting to get a better idea of what the U.S. military's proposed new space plane might look like.
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 →
After the X-15 pioneered air-launching suborbital spaceflights, its successor, the X-15B, was meant to go all the way. Continue reading →
Swiss Space Systems' SOAR rocket plane is scheduled to start launching satellites into orbit by the end of 2017. ->
In a world where private space industry is poised to take over, the world's first single stage to orbit spacecraft may be the privately developed Skylon spaceplane. ->
Like now, hypersonic air travel was on paper in the 1950s. It just never got off the ground. ->
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