Space Tourism -- Tomorrow s Trips Today Archive
18 June 2012, 01:17 PM ET
The agreement represents an important step for the budding commercial spaceflight industry.
16 June 2012, 10:29 AM ET
Photos from the Air Force's second secret flight of the X-37B space plane.
14 June 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Charlie Bolden got an up-close look at SpaceX's Dragon capsule.
13 June 2012, 10:05 AM ET
A near-space balloon designed to carry passengers up for stellar views of the Earth's horizon tested its launch procedures last month.
08 June 2012, 06:01 AM ET
Virgin Galactic is aiming for the first passenger launches of its SpaceShipTwo space liner next year.
08 June 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The space agency is happy to share the spotlight with companies like SpaceX.
07 June 2012, 03:58 PM ET
Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser passed a wide-ranging design review.
06 June 2012, 05:13 PM ET
A key congressman is no longer insisting that NASA choose one manned private spaceflight provider right away.
01 June 2012, 12:47 PM ET
A P-3 Orion Cast Glance aircraft was sent by NASA and U.S. Navy to track and record the descent of SpaceX's historic Dragon capsule (first commercial spacecraft to dock with ISS) on May 31st, 2012.
01 June 2012, 06:38 AM ET
The Dream Chaser mini-shuttle passed its first "captive-carry" test on Tuesday.
31 May 2012, 04:09 PM ET
The accolades are rolling in for SpaceX after the May 31 splashdown of its Dragon spacecraft.
31 May 2012, 03:42 PM ET
The founder of commercial rocket company SpaceX is thrilled over his victory.
31 May 2012, 12:47 PM ET
The Dragon capsule will likely make a real supply run to the space station this September.
31 May 2012, 11:44 AM ET
Dragon ended its groundbreaking first mission to the International Space Station.
31 May 2012, 10:05 AM ET
Dragon has begun its trip back through the atmosphere to splash down in the Pacific Ocean.
31 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
See photos and images of SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it flies to the International Space Station for the first time.
31 May 2012, 05:49 AM ET
Dragon is due to splash down in the Pacific Ocean later this morning.
31 May 2012, 01:01 AM ET
Virgin Galactic will conduct the first rocket tests of SpaceShipTwo by the end of 2012.
31 May 2012, 12:21 AM ET
NASA TV will air Dragon's departure and re-entry to Earth's atmosphere.
31 May 2012, 12:00 AM ET
Tune in as SpaceX's Dragon space capsule returns to Earth on Thursday, May 31.
30 May 2012, 10:36 AM ET
SpaceX's new Falcon Heavy rocket will be the most powerful rocket in use when it starts flying in 2013.
30 May 2012, 10:36 AM ET
See images of the historic first docking of a private spacecraft with the International Space Station
30 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The private space race is really taking off.
28 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Falcons, Dragons and Merlins aren't just fantasy creatures; they're spaceflight fact.
27 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The spaceflyers will spend the long weekend unpacking SpaceX's visiting Dragon capsule.
26 May 2012, 02:13 PM ET
Astronaut Don Pettit says SpaceX's Dragon is a major milestone for space travel.
26 May 2012, 06:31 AM ET
The hatches between SpaceX's Dragon and the space station are now open.
25 May 2012, 03:32 PM ET
Dragon's success shows that commercial vehicles have the right stuff.
25 May 2012, 05:17 AM ET
The unmanned commercial spacecraft Dragon from SpaceX will pull up to the station at 11 am ET.
24 May 2012, 05:24 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon is cleared to attempt to dock at the space station early tomorrow.
24 May 2012, 04:23 PM ET
SpaceX and Tesla occasionally share test facilities, but the cooperation goes deeper than that.
24 May 2012, 07:47 AM ET
Cameras onboard Dragon reveal the view inside the private space capsule as it flies to the space station.
23 May 2012, 06:00 PM ET
The SpaceX Dragon capsule will fly within 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) of the space station early Thursday.
23 May 2012, 07:39 AM ET
The Dragon space capsule is due to rendezvous at the space station Thursday.
23 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The Dragon capsule's liftoff brought SpaceX CEO Elon Musk relief and elation.
22 May 2012, 07:09 PM ET
SpaceX's employees and Elon Musk celebrate the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carry the Dragon capsule from their mission control center in California on May 22, 2012.