Space Tourism -- Tomorrow s Trips Today Archive
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.
27 February 2012, 10:31 PM ET
NASA scientist Thomas Goodwin may not get to actually claim the big prize.
25 February 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Scientists will meet to discuss the research potential of suborbital spaceflight.
23 February 2012, 03:50 PM ET
The Playboy Club in space would include a casino, fine-dining, zero-gravity dancing and an "orbital pleasure dome."
23 February 2012, 09:50 AM ET
A proposed roller coaster will give passengers the sensation of about eight seconds of microgravity.
17 February 2012, 04:21 PM ET
Go behind the scenes of the flight tests and rocket engine checks of Virgin Galactic’s first SpaceShipTwo spaceship for passenger flights into suborbital space.
10 February 2012, 11:34 AM ET
Tourists at Spaceport America can have a thrilling experience without leaving the ground.
03 February 2012, 10:40 AM ET
Powered test flights should occur this summer.
02 February 2012, 05:37 PM ET
The first test launch of SpaceX's Dragon space capsule to the International Space Station will be no earlier than March 20.
01 February 2012, 02:40 PM ET
SpaceX has recently test fired the next generation of astronaut safeguards, the SuperDraco Engine, with the ability to catapult its Dragon capsule off the rocket and land safely on a landing pad.
23 January 2012, 04:44 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, Dragon is a free-flying, reusable spacecraft being developed by SpaceX under NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.
23 January 2012, 03:51 PM ET
SpaceX is working toward the first test flight of its Dragon spacecraft in March 2012.
20 January 2012, 03:47 PM ET
The launch of SpaceX's Dragon capsule will likely occur sometime in the spring, according to company officials.
19 January 2012, 10:50 AM ET
Former NASA astronaut Ken Bowersox has departed the private space company.