The Spaceship Co., Virgin Galactic's manufacturing subsidiary, recently wrapped up a landmark "Power On" test of the third SpaceShipTwo vehicle, which is being assembled in Mojave, California.
Learn the latest news about space tourism and space tourist trips into outer space. Space.com looks at the growing business of space tourism.
Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic lifted the curtain Wednesday (Oct. 16) on its new line of Under Amour "spacewear" for passengers on suborbital trips aboard its SpaceShipTwo vehicles.
The price of a ticket to space on Virgin Galactic's suborbital SpaceShipTwo will likely increase as the private spaceflight company gears up for its first commercial flights.
An aerospace titan is putting some money into one of the leading lights of the nascent space tourism industry.
Elon Musk founded SpaceX primarily to help humanity settle Mars, and here's a look at how he plans to do it — a giant rocket called Super Heavy and a 100-passenger vehicle called Starship.
Elon Musk is an entrepreneur best known in space circles for launching SpaceX, the first private company to ship cargo to the International Space Station.
Virgin Galactic unveiled the mostly completed interior of its 'Gateway to Space' building here at Spaceport America today (Aug. 15). The Gateway is now 'functionally operational.'
Bigelow Space Operations plans to take advantage of the increased commercialization of the International Space Station.
An independent grocery store in Utah plans to send one of its store-made donughnuts high into Earth's atmosphere.
A stratospheric balloon designed to provide long-term bird's-eye views just took a big step toward commercial flight.
For decades, access to space has been limited based on a set of preconceived beliefs about human bodies — but capitalism is chipping away at those restrictions.
See photos from the 11th test flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft. The reusable rocket and capsule aced the launch and landing at Blue Origin's West Texas test site on May 2, 2019.
It's not just for the pros: With a little planning and flexibility, anybody can go watch a rocket blast off. Our in-depth guide goes through each of this year's U.S. launch locations and dates.