Private Spaceflight Archive
30 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
It will soon cost $250,000 for a seat instead of $200,000, company officials say.
29 April 2013, 05:47 PM ET
See reactions and celebrations of Virgin Galactic's major rocket-powered flight test of SpaceShipTwo on April 29, 2013.
29 April 2013, 05:00 PM ET
See what it was like to watch SpaceShipTwo soar in its first supersonic test flight.
29 April 2013, 11:49 AM ET
Now that private space plane SpaceShipTwo has made its first rocket-powered test flight, would you ride it?
29 April 2013, 11:31 AM ET
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo fired its rocket motor for 16 seconds in the historic April 29, 2013 test flight.
29 April 2013, 11:19 AM ET
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo fired up its rocket motor in flight for the 1st time on April 29, 2013. See the photos.
29 April 2013, 11:00 AM ET
SpaceShipTwo is expected to take paying customers into space around 2015.
29 April 2013, 10:52 AM ET
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has lit its rocket engine in flight
28 April 2013, 10:43 AM ET
Virgin Galactic may attempt a major test flight of its novel SpaceShipTwo on Monday (April 29).
28 April 2013, 10:30 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
27 April 2013, 08:06 AM ET
From the glowing pink moon to a recycling galaxy, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
24 April 2013, 10:30 AM ET
Take a tour of the robot cargo ship fleet for the International Space Station in this spaceship photo tour.
23 April 2013, 05:01 PM ET
SpaceX's reusable Grasshopper rocket reached an altitude of 820 feet, then stuck the landing.
22 April 2013, 06:11 PM ET
Mars One will do its best to avoid disturbing potential Red Planet life.
22 April 2013, 02:15 PM ET
The private Mars One project officially launched its search for astronauts to colonize the Red Planet.
22 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A bold Mars flyby slated for 2018 will make its closest approach on Mars' night side.
21 April 2013, 09:03 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
21 April 2013, 05:19 PM ET
From new superearths to a stunning view of the horsehead nebula, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
21 April 2013, 05:19 PM ET
See photos of Orbital Sciences' first Antares rocket ahead of its April 2013 test flight.
21 April 2013, 05:10 PM ET
Antares' successful launch paves the way for eventual cargo flights to the space station for NASA.
21 April 2013, 07:34 AM ET
The new Antares rocket will launch at 5 p.m. ET (2100 GMT) from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
20 April 2013, 04:45 PM ET
Orbital Sciences will try to launch its Antares rocket again Sunday.
20 April 2013, 08:43 AM ET
Orbital Sciences will launch its Antares rocket test flight today at 6:10 p.m. EDT.
19 April 2013, 02:54 PM ET
Antares' first attempt on Wednesday was scuttled by a glitch. Liftoff is set for Saturday at 5 p.m. ET.
18 April 2013, 05:09 AM ET
The Orbital Sciences Antares rocket could launch from Virginia on Friday (April 19) at 5 p.m. ET (2100 GMT).
17 April 2013, 05:06 PM ET
The next chance to launch the Antares rocket may come Thursday at 5 p.m. EDT.
17 April 2013, 04:22 PM ET
It might seem surprising that rockets launch from Virginia's Eastern Shore. But it's been going on for decades.
17 April 2013, 11:26 AM ET
Here are five things you might not have known about Antares.
17 April 2013, 09:36 AM ET
Where viewers in and around Washington, D.C., should look to spot the Antares rocket launch on April 21, 2013.
17 April 2013, 06:44 AM ET
The Antares test flight shows the industry is coming of age, supporters say.
16 April 2013, 05:50 PM ET
Orbital Sciences cleared the Antares rocket to launch on its maiden flight Wednesday (April 17) from Wallops Island, Va.
16 April 2013, 03:28 PM ET
Virgin Galactic ran oxidizers through the spacecraft's propulsion system during an April 12 test.