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Space Tourism: The Latest News, Features and Photos

Learn the latest news about space tourism and space tourist trips into outer space. SPACE.com looks at the growing business of space tourism.
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Virgin Galactic and Land Rover Team Up for Space Travel (Video)
Land Rover’s Discovery Vision Concept Car and SpaceShipTwo
April 23rd, 2014
Automaker Land Rover is teaming up with private spaceflight company Virgin Galactic to help transport future commercial astronauts on Earth before flights to space.
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Proposed Houston Spaceport Lands Private Space Plane Partner
Proposed Houston Spaceport Artist's Rendering
April 22nd, 2014
Houston has landed a new partner in its bid to establish its own spaceport in the form of a private spaceflight company that may someday land its mini space shuttle in the city.
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SpaceX Claims Milestone With Bold Reusable Rocket Test
SpaceX's Third Dragon Capsule Launches
April 18th, 2014
SpaceX's audacious plan to land part of a rocket in the ocean after launching it to space may not have gone perfectly, but the private spaceflight company's founder still considers it a success, one that could help lead to reusable rockets in the future.
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SpaceX Video Captures Amazing Reusable Rocket Test Launch and Landing
SpaceX F9R Reusable Rocket Launch Test
April 23rd, 2014
SpaceX's Falcon 9R rocket soared about 820 feet into the air last week at the company's rocket development facility in McGregor, Texas, then came back down to Earth for a soft landing on the launch pad as planned.
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SpaceX Dragon Makes Easter Delivery at International Space Station
The SpaceX-3 Dragon cargo ship is seen attached to the International Space Station on April 20, 2014 for an Easter Sunday cargo delivery of 2.5 tons of food, supplies and gear for the orbiting lab's six-person Expedition 39 crew.
April 20th, 2014
A commercial Dragon cargo ship built by SpaceX made an Easter delivery to the International Space Station Sunday (April 20) to deliver tons of gear, supplies and even some treats for the astronauts on board.
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