Space Tourism -- Tomorrow s Trips Today Archive
11 November 2011, 03:32 PM ET
Christian Frei's documentary "Space Tourists" lifts a veil off the fantasy of spaceflight.
11 November 2011, 10:34 AM ET
American Anousheh Ansari paid 20 million dollars for a trip to the international space station station, this is her story. Premieres on The Documentary Channel on November 13th at 8pm EST.
05 November 2011, 01:10 AM ET
Was it the discovery of the brightest, youngest and farthest pulsar star, dusty cloaks around huge black holes, or Hubble Telescope catching a never-before-seen look at black hole's maw?
28 October 2011, 12:20 PM ET
The four firms that received NASA contracts this April have already hit 18 of 47 milestones.
28 October 2011, 12:10 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule has notched another milestone.
23 October 2011, 07:30 AM ET
Was it the doomed falling satellite, the possibilities of vacations to space or something else?
21 October 2011, 07:34 PM ET
What was the most amazing view from space this week?
18 October 2011, 03:05 PM ET
A flown Russian space capsule was delivered to New York's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum today.
18 October 2011, 12:05 PM ET
The suborbital spaceflight industry took a long time to get going, but it may be getting ready to take off.
18 October 2011, 11:45 AM ET
Leaders from SpaceX, Boeing, Sierra Nevada and Bigelow Aerospace and others are descending on New Mexico for an annual conference.
15 October 2011, 07:58 AM ET
What was the most amazing view from space this week?
14 October 2011, 01:29 PM ET
Launches of Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Taurus 2 and Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s Falcon 9 rockets, scheduled for this year, are expected to push into January and February.
14 October 2011, 07:00 AM ET
The Celestial Matters art exhibit will debut today through Sunday at the Charles Bank Gallery in New York City.
14 October 2011, 07:00 AM ET
The deal could be worth up to $4.5 million.
12 October 2011, 07:00 AM ET
The facility will help churn out spaceships for Virgin Galactic.
05 October 2011, 03:46 PM ET
Forget a bicycle built for two, what people really want is a spaceship built for one.
02 October 2011, 06:00 AM ET
Was it the solar flares on the sun, Frankenstein's monster moon mystery or something else?
30 September 2011, 11:49 AM ET
A reusable rocket could make spaceflight and Mars trips much cheaper, CEO Elon Musk said.
30 September 2011, 07:00 AM ET
Several firms say they plan to be operational by 2015.
25 September 2011, 08:00 AM ET
Was it the satellite falling toward Earth, asteroids that may not have wiped out the dinosaurs or something else?
20 September 2011, 12:50 PM ET
NASA needs private spaceships to launch Americans into orbit on space station trips.
12 September 2011, 03:29 PM ET
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket experienced an engine glitch during its launch of the Dragon capsule, company officials said.
12 September 2011, 02:39 PM ET
A look at some of the top milestones from the first 50 years of human spaceflight, from Gagarin's historic flight to the birth of space tourism.
02 September 2011, 06:16 PM ET
Blue Origin's second test vehicle failed while flying at Mach 1.2 at at 45,000 feet.
01 September 2011, 03:28 PM ET
Spaceport America will eventually serve as the launch and landing point for Virgin Galatic's suborbital flights.
01 September 2011, 01:54 PM ET
The United States needs more than one way to get to space.
30 August 2011, 09:36 AM ET
There may not be anyone aboard the station to receive SpaceX's Dragon capsule in early December.
10 August 2011, 09:48 AM ET
NASA is spending $10 million to fund the suborbital private spaceship plan.
04 August 2011, 08:00 AM ET
SpaceX is dead serious about going to Mars to help ensure humanity's future.
01 August 2011, 08:42 PM ET
If you've ever wanted to fly to space for free, here's your chance.
01 August 2011, 04:58 PM ET
SPACEX founder answers audience questions about Mars, heavy lift launch, crew capsules, the Falcon 9, the Dragon capsule and more during his American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics keynote address on August 1st 2011.
31 July 2011, 10:53 AM ET
The life-hunting mission could launch toward Mars in a Dragon capsule in 2018.
31 July 2011, 07:00 AM ET
This week we saw rare volcanoes discovered on the moon and questioned whether we are truly alone in the universe.
29 July 2011, 06:50 PM ET
Astronauts who want to fly to space soon can look to private industry for opportunities.
28 July 2011, 06:18 PM ET
Private spaceships may make three visits to the station in the next seven months or so.
28 July 2011, 02:17 PM ET
Virgin Galactic is taking a summer hiatus from test flights of its SpaceShipTwo vehicle.