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 â†’
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 â†’
After the X-15 pioneered air-launching suborbital spaceflights, its successor, the X-15B, was meant to go all the way. Continue reading â†’
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. ->
Neil Armstrong's most impressive bit of flying might be the time he made it back to Edwards after skipping off the atmosphere in an X-15.
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