Space Tourism: The Latest News, Features and Photos
Learn the latest news about space tourism and space tourist trips into outer space. SPACE.com looks at the growing business of space tourism.
The aerospace giant hopes to tap a multibillion market in the years ahead.
A new private rocket was rolled onto its launch pad in Virginia on Saturday (April 6)
The actor has said he's considering buying a ticket to space.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo flew a glide test in preparation for carrying passengers.
A 16-student team drew up plans for a manned visit to the Mars moon Phobos.
The next version of SpaceX's Dragon capsule may look truly out of this world.
XCOR Aerospace today announced a first in aviation and space history, the firing of a full piston pump-powered rocket engine. This breakthrough is the foundation for fully reusable spacecraft that can fly multiple times per day, every day.
Dragon will depart the space station at 6:56 a.m. EDT and splash down in the Pacific Ocean 5 1/2 hours later.
The Dragon spacecraft first reached the International Space Station in 2012.
Get to know the California-based private spaceflight company SpaceX.
See photos from SpaceX's second unmanned cargo flight to the International Space Station in March 2013.
Weather concerns pushed the Dragon capsule's homecoming back one day.
Private companies and nonprofit organizations are planning deep space missions to the moon, asteroids and even Mars.
The Merlin 1D has achieved flight qualification status, the company announced Wednesday.
Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket will loft a simulated payload to an altitude of about 155 miles.
Grasshopper reached an altitude of 263 feet before returning to Earth in a soft landing.
Video game moguls are pouring their fortunes into private space projects.
The rocket made its highest leap to date, 262.8 feet/80.1 meters, and landed safely on March 7th, 2013. Set to 'Ring of Fire' by Johnny Cash. Video courtesy of SpaceX