Windy conditions pushed off the third crewed launch of the New Shepard system.
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A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, video producer Yozo Hirano and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin docked with the orbiting lab early Wednesday (Dec. 8).
A Japanese billionaire has launched for the International Space Station to try out life in space before flying to the moon. Yusaku Maezawa flew with Yozo Hirano and Alexander Misurkin on Soyuz MS-20.
An upcoming 12-day mission to the space station will add to the information available about non-professional astronauts.
A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, video producer Yozo Hirano and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin is set to launch at 2:38 a.m. EST.
Laura Shepard Churchley is bringing more than memories of her father on her Blue Origin launch into space. She has packed a few special items that not only made the trip before, but went to the moon.
Private space stations may end up being a key stepping stone on humanity's path to Mars, a new report by the NASA Office of Inspector General suggests.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, video producer Yozo Hirano and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin is scheduled to launch toward the ISS on Dec. 8.
Keisha S., a health and energy coach from the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda, just won a free trip to suborbital space with Virgin Galactic.
Sixty years after watching her father launch on the first American spaceflight, Laura Shepard Churchley will fly with GMA host Michael Strahan and four paying passengers on Blue Origin's New Shepard.
Glen de Vries, one of the passengers who accompanied the "Star Trek" legend William Shatner on a Blue Origin spaceflight last month, was killed in a plane crash in New Jersey on Nov. 11.
About 100 people have bought a ticket to ride to suborbital space since Virgin Galactic reopened sales in August, at $450,000 apiece.
The first passenger to fly with Blue Origin on not just one, but multiple flights into space has retired to the home of Space Camp. Mannequin Skywalker was revealed at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.
REFERENCE Elon Musk is an entrepreneur best known in space circles for launching SpaceX, the first private company to launch a mission to the International Space Station.
Blue Origin has teamed up with Boeing and others to build a private space station called Orbital Reef, which is expected to begin flying later this decade.
A 'space juggler' plans to release a film shortly about the joys and challenges of doing performance art in zero gravity.
Nanoracks, Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin announced today (Oct. 21) that they plan to get a free-flying private space station called Starlab up and running in low Earth orbit by 2027.
A crew of 12 "disability ambassadors" successfully completed a weightless flight Sunday (Oct. 17) in the pursuit to make space accessible for all.
With commercial spaceflight companies now taking older people to space, it's timely to consider the potential physical impact space flight might have on them.