Private Spaceflight Archive
17 June 2012, 08:40 AM ET
China's first female astronaut launch and the U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B mission are just some of this week's big space headlines.
14 June 2012, 11:43 AM ET
Here's a run-through of the trailblazing women who achieved major firsts in space.
14 June 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Charlie Bolden got an up-close look at SpaceX's Dragon capsule.
10 June 2012, 09:23 AM ET
See images of Venus crossing the sun and more in the best photos for the week of June 2, 2012.
10 June 2012, 09:16 AM ET
From complete coverage of Venus crossing the sun to a New York space shuttle, it's been an unforgettable week in space.
08 June 2012, 04:10 PM ET
The project is aimed at promoting science outreach and interest in astronomy.
08 June 2012, 11:11 AM ET
XCOR Aerospace's Lynx will take off from runways in California and the island of Curacao.
08 June 2012, 06:01 AM ET
Virgin Galactic is aiming for the first passenger launches of its SpaceShipTwo space liner next year.
08 June 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The space agency is happy to share the spotlight with companies like SpaceX.
07 June 2012, 03:58 PM ET
Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser passed a wide-ranging design review.
07 June 2012, 11:14 AM ET
See images of Xcor's proposed spacecraft, Lynx.
06 June 2012, 05:13 PM ET
A key congressman is no longer insisting that NASA choose one manned private spaceflight provider right away.
02 June 2012, 07:25 AM ET
From complete coverage of SpaceX splashing down in the Pacific to John Glenn awarded the Medal of Freedom, it's been a thrilling week in space.
02 June 2012, 06:56 AM ET
See'Big Bird' on the sun and more in the best photos for the week of June 2, 2012.
01 June 2012, 06:38 AM ET
The Dream Chaser mini-shuttle passed its first "captive-carry" test on Tuesday.
31 May 2012, 04:09 PM ET
The accolades are rolling in for SpaceX after the May 31 splashdown of its Dragon spacecraft.
31 May 2012, 03:42 PM ET
The founder of commercial rocket company SpaceX is thrilled over his victory.
31 May 2012, 12:47 PM ET
The Dragon capsule will likely make a real supply run to the space station this September.
31 May 2012, 11:44 AM ET
Dragon ended its groundbreaking first mission to the International Space Station.
31 May 2012, 10:05 AM ET
Dragon has begun its trip back through the atmosphere to splash down in the Pacific Ocean.
31 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
See photos and images of SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it flies to the International Space Station for the first time.
31 May 2012, 05:49 AM ET
Dragon is due to splash down in the Pacific Ocean later this morning.
31 May 2012, 01:01 AM ET
Virgin Galactic will conduct the first rocket tests of SpaceShipTwo by the end of 2012.
31 May 2012, 12:21 AM ET
NASA TV will air Dragon's departure and re-entry to Earth's atmosphere.
31 May 2012, 12:00 AM ET
Tune in as SpaceX's Dragon space capsule returns to Earth on Thursday, May 31.