World View Enterprises is developing a balloon-based system that will carry people to the stratosphere, with the first commercial flights targeted for 2024, the company announced today (Oct. 4).
Learn the latest news about space tourism and space tourist trips into outer space. Space.com looks at the growing business of space tourism.
A Chinese launch company is aiming to provide rides to space for tourists as soon as 2024, apparently drawing inspiration from the exploits of Blue Origin.
The four private astronauts that flew on SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission got their astronaut wings Friday (Oct. 1).
With Blue Origin's second crewed flight less than two weeks away, the company is facing scathing allegations about its culture and the safety of its suborbital launch system, New Shepard.
Three months after certifying that their candies are "guaranteed to actually float while in space," Skittles is offering one fan the chance to test it out for themselves.
The Federal Aviation Administration has wrapped up its six-week inquiry into the July 11 test flight of Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity space plane.
Director Klim Shipenko, actor Yulia Peresild and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov are scheduled to launch toward the orbiting lab aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft on Oct. 5.
Actor William Shatner, known in every corner of the galaxy as Captain James T. Kirk from "Star Trek," has a new album out — and he may be planning a trip to space.
Blue Origin will launch its second crewed suborbital flight on Tuesday, Oct. 12, carrying Planet Labs co-founder Chris Boshuizen and Dassault Systèmes healthcare executive Glen de Vries.
Space tourism vehicles are probably the only technology with the potential to kill humans that doesn't need to undergo independent safety certification. Is that a good idea?
A new video shows the Inspiration4 crew unveiling the incredible view of Earth from space, as seen through a domed window in their Crew Dragon spacecraft.
See photos of the Inspiration4 mission, which launched on Sept. 15, 2021 with the first all-civilian crew.
The Inspiration4 crew says they hope the diversity of their astronauts helped inspire others and told NBC News that the spaceflight experience changed them forever.
After spending nearly three days in space, the Inspiration4 crew may have more appreciation for the facilities here on Earth — namely, the toilets.
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk has pledged to donate $50 million to benefit childhood cancer research by the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
After three days in space, SpaceX's first all-civilian crew returned to Earth tonight, splashing down off the Florida coast to end a historic mission.
SpaceX's first all-civilian crew will return to Earth tonight with a splashdown off the Florida coast to end a mission like no other.
From ultrasounds to ukulele jam sessions and space art, it appears the Inspiration4 crew is staying busy in orbit.
In between playfully snacking on M&Ms, the all-civilian Inspiration4 crew took a break from their science-heavy mission to chat with kid patients from a Memphis children's hospital.