Space Tourism -- Tomorrow s Trips Today Archive
02 May 2012, 04:54 PM ET
Commercial rocket maker SpaceX will push back the May 7 launch date of its Dragon capsule's flight to the station.
02 May 2012, 11:43 AM ET
Dragon is one contender for the first commercial spacecraft to carry humans to orbit.
02 May 2012, 09:40 AM ET
SpaceX may give up its May 7 target launch date, according to reports.
02 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
SpaceX's Dragon will be the first commercial spacecraft to visit the space station.
01 May 2012, 12:42 PM ET
EADS Astrium will be offering seats for 200,000 Euros a piece for a flight of a lifetime, including a few minutes a of weightlessness, aboard this luxury rocket propelled aerial machine.
30 April 2012, 05:47 PM ET
The nine main engines on the Falcon 9 were worked out for 2 second on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center. The rocket will carry the first commercial spacecraft, the Dragon capsule, to dock with the International Space Station.
24 April 2012, 04:44 PM ET
The commercial firm plans to launch its unmanned Dragon space capsule to the International Space Station
23 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The California-based company wants to make humanity a multiplanet species.
23 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
NASA hopes private American spaceships are carrying its astronauts by 2017.
22 April 2012, 11:00 AM ET
The Progress 47 cargo ship delivered more than 2 tons of supplies for the International Space Station.
20 April 2012, 11:01 AM ET
The Progress 47 cargo vessel will dock at the orbiting lab on Sunday.
17 April 2012, 04:35 PM ET
Virgin Galactic will launch its space-tourism flights from the New Mexico facility.
16 April 2012, 05:10 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule is slated to blast off on April 30.
14 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule is due to make the first private launch to the space station later this month.
13 April 2012, 01:44 PM ET
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says his company's ultimate objective is Mars.
11 April 2012, 05:35 PM ET
Re-usable rockets, Space Station deliveries and missions to Mars are part of the vision for commercial space pioneer and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. The rocket mogul talks about his company's far reaching Space goals.
11 April 2012, 12:23 AM ET
Musk appeared on the hit Comedy Central talk show this week.
10 April 2012, 04:38 PM ET
Charles Simonyi worked tirelessly to get his father's culture of physics book published in English.
10 April 2012, 02:54 PM ET
SpaceX may one day launch rockets from its own Texas spaceport.
05 April 2012, 01:40 PM ET
Le Roy Gillead hopes to take his free trip to suborbital space next year.
03 April 2012, 03:22 PM ET
Fifty people will be selected to attend a two-day event leading up to the April 30 launch.
02 April 2012, 11:54 AM ET
The independent advisory panel will help SpaceX design a safe human spaceflight system.
25 March 2012, 04:58 AM ET
From runaway planets to a submarine on Jupiter, it's been a busy week in space. Vote for the week's best space story.
21 March 2012, 01:31 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon is set to make its first trip to the International Space Station next month.
21 March 2012, 10:46 AM ET
The space tourism and private space travel industries are poised to take off.
20 March 2012, 09:53 AM ET
The famed actor has reserved a $200,000 ticket to fly on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo.
19 March 2012, 03:44 PM ET
SpaceX chief Elon Musk is laying the foundation for a revolution, and he'd like some support from luminaries like Neil Armstrong
18 March 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Martian clay, a space guitar hero to a 'Swan' diving comet, vote for the week's best space story.
16 March 2012, 12:10 PM ET
The billionaire entrepreneur discusses his ambitious future plans on CBS' "60 Minutes."
15 March 2012, 02:46 PM ET
The test flight is a critical step for the private spaceflight industry.
13 March 2012, 11:31 AM ET
The launches of two privately-built space capsules to the International Space Station will occur later this year.
13 March 2012, 11:13 AM ET
A lot of flying time will be needed to see if the current vehicles are economically viable.
02 March 2012, 04:25 PM ET
The launch readiness test of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule went well, officials said.
01 March 2012, 12:49 PM ET
A federal space official wants to double the number of commercial launches every year through 2019.
01 March 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Putting the Biebernaut and other celebrities in space would increase interest in a nascent industry.
28 February 2012, 04:29 PM ET
Commercial operations could start by 2013 or 2014, company officials say.