Space Tourism -- Tomorrow s Trips Today Archive
22 May 2012, 07:17 AM ET
Private spaceflight got a boost today when SpaceX's Dragon launched successfully.
22 May 2012, 04:45 AM ET
Experts and industry officials were quick to congratulate SpaceX.
22 May 2012, 03:47 AM ET
See astounding photos of SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it launched to the International Space Station bearing cargo.
22 May 2012, 03:46 AM ET
Dragon lifted off atop a column of fire in pre-dawn Florida skies.
22 May 2012, 01:18 AM ET
The Falcon 9 rocket will launch a private capsule to the space station at 3:44 a.m. ET.
21 May 2012, 05:39 PM ET
The new commercial Dragon capsule will help three government ships supply the space station.
21 May 2012, 04:52 PM ET
Get to know the California-based private spaceflight company SpaceX.
21 May 2012, 02:44 PM ET
A look at the most promising commercial space vehicles in development.
21 May 2012, 12:16 PM ET
Private rocket maker SpaceX is officially "go" to launch its Dragon capsule on Tuesday.
21 May 2012, 08:01 AM ET
The second chance for SpaceX to launch its Dragon capsule to orbit comes Tuesday.
20 May 2012, 04:51 AM ET
Engineers will check repairs made to a faulty engine valve on the Falcon 9 rocket.
19 May 2012, 11:30 AM ET
A step-by-step guide to the upcoming Dragon flight to the space station.
19 May 2012, 07:46 AM ET
SpaceX's launch abort Saturday (May 19) may have been caused by a rocket engine issue.
19 May 2012, 04:52 AM ET
An unexpected engine sensor reading forced the Falcon 9 rocket and capsule to abort launch.
19 May 2012, 01:15 AM ET
The Falcon 9 rocket is due to loft SpaceX's Dragon capsule to orbit at 4:55 a.m. ET.
18 May 2012, 03:36 PM ET
The stakes are high for SpaceX's planned launch of the Dragon capsule to the space station on Saturday.
18 May 2012, 02:00 PM ET
A look at five of the most promising private spacecraft in development today.
18 May 2012, 01:53 PM ET
By meeting obligations necessary to keep the ISS fully supplied, commercial space companies can free up NASA to fulfill its charter, which includes human exploration – and settlement – of the Solar System.
18 May 2012, 07:26 AM ET
The Dragon capsule from SpaceX is set to be the first private spaceship to dock at the space station.
17 May 2012, 05:50 PM ET
SpaceX's upcoming test flight could be a defining moment for the commercial spaceflight industry.
17 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Fifteen student experiments are flying aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule.
17 May 2012, 12:36 AM ET
The three spaceflyers will live aboard the station for four months.
16 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
An upcoming rocket launch could be a watershed moment for private spaceflight.
16 May 2012, 05:35 AM ET
See photos of SpaceX's preparations to launch an unmanned capsule to the International Space Station in May 2012.
15 May 2012, 04:13 PM ET
Several companies are competing for funding under the next round of NASA's commercial crew program.
15 May 2012, 11:00 AM ET
Here's how SpaceX will send a robotic cargo freighter to the International Space Station.
14 May 2012, 03:16 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon space capsule is slated to launch into orbit on May 19 at 4:55 a.m. EDT.
14 May 2012, 12:19 PM ET
The Dragon space capsule is slated to launch May 19 at 4:55 a.m. EDT.
14 May 2012, 09:53 AM ET
Brain-teasers about the private space firm and its Dragon capsule.
11 May 2012, 02:20 PM ET
SpaceX and Bigelow Aerospace are joining forces.
09 May 2012, 04:02 PM ET
Greg Schneider won the prize, which is valued at $110,000.
09 May 2012, 03:49 PM ET
The crewed version of the Dragon capsule will be able to carry seven passengers.
08 May 2012, 04:07 PM ET
The space tourism company hopes to send pairs of deep pocketed adventurers on flights of a lifetime, where they can spend a relaxing few minutes in zero gravity and return where they've departed from on a pillow of rocket engine fire.
08 May 2012, 03:24 PM ET
First prize is valued at $110,000 and is literally out of this world.
08 May 2012, 07:01 AM ET
See illustrations of Space Adventure's proposed suborbital rocket for space tourism.
04 May 2012, 06:55 PM ET
Engineers are conducting final tests to the private Dragon capsule before its upcoming launch.