The Dragon spacecraft first reached the International Space Station in 2012 and Crew Dragon became the first private, crewed spacecraft to reach the ISS in 2020.
Learn the latest news about space tourism and space tourist trips into outer space. Space.com looks at the growing business of space tourism.
While some hazards of spaceflight and the space environment — like G-forces, radiation, vibration and microgravity — are well documented, many risks remain unknown.
Space.com's editors present a reading list for space and sci-fi lovers, as well as children who are interested in astronomy and spaceflight.
The actor who played astronaut Captain Kirk on "Star Trek" hinted during an online San Diego Comic-Con panel that he may be interested in going to space.
Virgin Galactic lifts the veil on SpaceShipTwo's passenger cabin today (July 28) and you can watch it live online. Here's how.
A U.S. space tourism company has booked two passenger seats on a Russian Soyuz capsule headed to the International Space Station in 2023, and one of those tourists will take part in a spacewalk.
Space Perspective aims to send paying customers and payloads to the stratosphere in its Spaceship Neptune, a balloon-borne capsule that's scheduled to make its first test flights early next year.
NASA's monopoly on American activities in low-Earth orbit (LEO) is ending, and that's just what the space agency wants.
President Donald Trump may be a fan of human spaceflight, but that doesn't necessarily mean he wants to visit the final frontier himself.
In "See You In Orbit? Our Dream Of Spaceflight," former NASA manager Alan Ladwig takes a look back at the missions and milestones in developing public spaceflight opportunities.
Axiom, a start-up based in Houston, Texas, and SpaceX have agreed to work together to fly three private astronauts along with a fourth mission commander to the International Space Station.
"Avenue 5," HBO's new space-based comedy starring Hugh Laurie and written by Armando Iannucci has been given the go ahead to proceed to season two.
SpaceX just inked its first deal to launch space tourists into orbit on a Crew Dragon spacecraft. It will fly four passengers for Space Adventures.
The company's newest SpaceShipTwo vehicle, VSS Unity, arrived yesterday (Feb. 13) at Spaceport America in New Mexico, the hub of Virgin Galactic's commercial operations.
Looking at the night sky can be an inspiring moment for kids, and the right telescope can drive an interest in astronomy for a lifetime.
Blue Origin opened a new headquarters in Washington State as the company aims to send private astronauts into suborbital space later this year.
Historians may look back at the 2010s as the decade in which commercial spaceflight really started taking off.
SpaceX is a pioneering private spaceflight company that's been sending NASA's cargo to the space station since 2012.