Space Tourism -- Tomorrow s Trips Today Archive
04 March 2013, 12:58 PM ET
Elon Musk has tussled with the New York Times and some balky spacecraft thrusters in the past few weeks.
03 March 2013, 02:40 PM ET
The unmanned Dragon space capsule linked up with the International Space Station early Sunday (March 3).
03 March 2013, 09:13 AM ET
The SpaceX CRS-2 mission was successfully berthed to the International Space Station, 2 days after launch from Kennedy Space Center on March 3, 2013. The SpaceX team resolved thruster pod issues that caused a delay of the docking by one day.
03 March 2013, 05:04 AM ET
The spacecraft was captured by the space station's robotic arm
02 March 2013, 05:27 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon space capsule will be captured by the space station's robot arm at 6:01 a.m. EST (1101 GMT).
02 March 2013, 10:21 AM ET
Stargazers in the Southern Hemisphere have a chance of spotting SpaceX's private Dragon capsule chasing the space station.
02 March 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Exploring the final frontier has always been a tough proposition.
01 March 2013, 04:50 PM ET
The issue with Dragon's thrusters imperiled its mission to the space station.
01 March 2013, 10:30 AM ET
SpaceX's second Space Station re-supply mission (CRS-2) lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center on March 1st, 2013 at 10:10am EST.
01 March 2013, 10:10 AM ET
The unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule will carry cargo to the orbiting laboratory.
01 March 2013, 10:10 AM ET
SpaceX launched its Dragon space capsule March 1 toward the International Space Station.
01 March 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The X-15 test program offers lessons for the emerging suborbital spaceflight industry.
01 March 2013, 06:53 AM ET
Both NASA and SpaceX will provide live launch coverage during the Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule launch today (March 1).
01 March 2013, 06:02 AM ET
SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, regularly delivers payloads to the International Space Station.
01 March 2013, 02:20 AM ET
A private, unmanned spacecraft is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station today.
28 February 2013, 11:16 PM ET
Rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars is launching an album to space for a NASA astronaut.
28 February 2013, 02:36 PM ET
Already tested as a cargo carrier, the Dragon spacecraft can also be fitted out to shuttle passengers to low orbit and to the International Space Station.
28 February 2013, 01:14 PM ET
See photos of SpaceX's second Dragon space capsule to haul cargo to the International Space Station in March 2013.
28 February 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Commercial vehicles will have to be much safer than the space shuttle, experts say.
27 February 2013, 11:05 PM ET
The weather is looking good in preparation for Friday's rocket launch.
27 February 2013, 05:59 PM ET
In the last year, private companies have unveiled asteroid mining projects, space rock sentinels and more.
26 February 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Two Canadian adventure-tour companies will add space to their list of destinations.
26 February 2013, 06:30 AM ET
SpaceX's Falcon 9 executed a "static fire" engine test to prep for Friday's launch of the Dragon capsule.
25 February 2013, 02:22 PM ET
Two patches have been released for the upcoming March 1 launch of the SpaceX Dragon capsule.
23 February 2013, 06:55 AM ET
The Antares rocket built by Orbital Sciences Corp., will launch unmanned Cygnus cargo ships to the International Space Station.
21 February 2013, 01:32 PM ET
Dennis Tito's nonprofit organization may want to launch astronauts toward the Red Planet in 2018.
14 February 2013, 03:55 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule will be making its second contracted supply run.
06 February 2013, 04:11 PM ET
Coco Brown has purchased a ticket for a mission set to launch in March 2014.
28 January 2013, 12:25 PM ET
NASA's Commercial Crew Program dedicates taxpayer dollars to private companies, who may employ thousands, to re-supply and deliver crew to the International Space Station. But will it work?
23 January 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Tapping the vast riches of the solar system could help humanity blaze a trail to other stars for the first time
22 January 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The burgeoning industry should help create new technologies and bring launch costs down.
16 January 2013, 03:11 PM ET
Bigelow Aerospace's BEAM expandable module will enhance the living area of the International Space Station.
14 January 2013, 06:57 PM ET
This site near Las Cruces, New Mexico, is being planned as a base for commercial spaceflight.
14 January 2013, 08:32 AM ET
Find out the facts about Titan's heavy atmosphere, lakes of hydrocarbons and the possibility of life.
11 January 2013, 04:25 PM ET
NASA has signed a $17.8 million deal with Nevada-based Bigelow Aerospace for one of its expandable modules.
10 January 2013, 01:00 PM ET
See photos of Virgin Galactic's private spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, as it undergoes testing for future space tourism flights.