This October, I left the comfortable embrace of Earth's gravity, taking to the skies aboard a "zero-gravity flight."
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Virgin Galactic's first SpaceShipTwo test launch from its Spaceport America home experienced an apparent launch abort shortly after engine ignition Saturday (Dec. 12).
The recent surge of COVID-19 infections has impelled Virgin Galactic to reschedule the third crewed test flight of its VSS Unity space plane, which had been targeted for Nov. 19-23.
As entrepreneurs spend billions on space, there is a backlash building that holds their projects as icons of extravagance, even as they may help save the Earth. This is the "Elysium effect."
Being an astronaut of the 2020s will be completely different than it was for any astronaut that came before, a panel of spaceflyers told the International Astronautical Congress on Oct. 14.
Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard rocket for space tourism on an uncrewed test flight over West Texas on Tuesday (Oct. 13).
Blue Origin has delayed the planned launch of its New Shepard rocket from West Texas today (Sept. 24), citing a power glitch.
The members-only vacation club Exclusive Resorts will become the first privately chartered travel group to fly aboard Space Perspective's balloon-borne capsule.
A production company is planning to film a reality TV show that features a 10-day stay aboard the International Space Station as its grand prize.
In the middle of a pandemic, people are finding their personal safe haven in the sky, floating in "zero gravity."
A commercial spacecraft that has been designed to launch people on brief trips into space has inspired a new creative use — as a canvas for artwork.
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.
While some hazards of spaceflight and the space environment — like G-forces, radiation, vibration and microgravity — are well documented, many risks remain unknown.
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.