Space Tourism: The Latest News, Features and Photos

Learn the latest news about space tourism and space tourist trips into outer space. looks at the growing business of space tourism.
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Spaceflight Is Entering a New Golden Age, Says Blue Origin Founder Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos,, Blue Origin
November 25th, 2015
Following the successful landing of a reusable-rocket booster, Jeff Bezos, CEO of the private commercial spaceflight company Blue Origin, told reporters, "We are on the verge of a golden age of space exploration."
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Watch Elon Musk Talk Turkey on Big Bang Theory
SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk made an appearance on the CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" on Nov. 19, 2015.
November 20th, 2015
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched rockets, spaceships and electric cars, and after his stint on CBS's "The Big Bang Theory" last night, he can add TV sitcom to his epic list of achievements.
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Billionaire Battle: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk Square Off on Reusable-Rocket Test
Blue Origin’s Reusable Rocket About to Land
November 24th, 2015
SpaceX founder Elon Musk congratulated Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin for landing a rocket from space Monday (Nov. 23) — but also stressed that the flight test did not exactly make history.
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NASA Orders 1st Crewed Mission from SpaceX
SpaceX Falcon 9 Facility
November 23rd, 2015
The California-based private spaceflight company has secured its first astronaut-taxi order under its Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract with NASA, agency officials announced Friday (Nov. 20).
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Blue Origin Makes Historic Reusable Rocket Landing in Epic Test Flight
Blue Origin's reusable New Shepard booster first stage stands atop a pad following its successful landing during an unmanned test flight from West Texas that launched up to suborbital space and returned safely to Earth on Nov. 23, 2015.
November 24th, 2015
Blue Origin, the private space company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, successfully launched and landed a reusable suborbital rocket. See the video and images here.
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Private Companies Will Help NASA Get to Mars, Space Agency Chief Says
Bolden at SpaceCom Expo
November 18th, 2015
If NASA is to push human space exploration to new destinations, they'll need the help of commercial companies — especially in low-Earth orbit — according to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
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