OneSpace Technologies became the first among private space companies in China to launch a rocket, after the successful maiden flight of the OS-X. OneSpace is following the footsteps of SpaceX, which is behind the Falcon 9 rocket.
Space May 20, 2018
Aurora Station guests can enjoy out-of-this-world comfort with a spacious facility while completing their 12-day basic spaceflight training. By the end of the orbital vacation, they are coming home with an astronaut certification from Orion Span.
Space April 7, 2018
The competition to become the first reusable rocket company might be coming sooner than once thought. Blue Origin, the aerospace company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, has announced it is working on the New Glenn — the company's first rocket capable of going beyond LEO.
Space September 12, 2016
Blue Origin's new rocket facility in Florida will be large enough to accommodate the manufacturing of orbital rockets. The company is focusing its efforts on reusable rockets that could land and launch again and again.
Space June 29, 2016
Blue Origin will attempt to land a rocket for the fourth time. This time, the event will be broadcast to the public.
Space June 19, 2016
A private rocket company in Russia is planning to build reusable 'space cabs' for a journey to the moon. The plan is part of a project to establish a permanent lunar base and kick-off spaceflight to Mars.
Space May 28, 2016
NASA is preparing astronauts for the next manned mission to the International Space Station onboard the private CST-100 Starliner spacecraft by Boeing. NASA’s last manned mission was the Atlantis space launch in 2011.
Space April 29, 2016
Microsatellites weighing under 100 pounds could soon be brought into orbit quickly and cheaply, thanks to a new aerospace company. What inspired two founders of SpaceX to develop their own rocket?
Space April 27, 2016
Private spaceflight company Blue Origin is eyeing crewed test flights of its reusable suborbital space vehicle starting next year. This was the first time its founder Jeff Bezos put a target date on its commercial flights.
Space March 9, 2016
Roughly one year after its SpaceShipTwo disintegrated and claimed the life of a pilot, Virgin Galactic is now back on track with its project. The private spaceflight company is gearing up to unveil a new version of the spaceship in early 2016, with tests to begin shortly after.
FUTURE TECH November 4, 2015
Mars One states it is planning to send the first colonists to the Red Planet in just 10 years, but is that really possible?
Space March 17, 2015
SpaceX will be allowed to bid on Defense Department launches, starting in the middle of 2015, the Pentagon announced. Why not now?
January 9, 2015
Astrobotic is a new company offering the chance to send items to the Moon - could this be the start of hauling garbage to space?
Space December 12, 2014
A Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to land on a platform at sea for the first time. What could this mean for the future of the private space program.
Space December 10, 2014
Private spaceflight is essential to exploration of space, despite recent setbacks, and collaborations with NASA will continue.
Space October 30, 2014
Sierra Nevada Corporation partners with Stratolaunch, files a lawsuit against NASA after not being awarded a contract. What is their plan to bring American astronauts back into space?
Space October 2, 2014
Launch of a Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon spacecraft loaded with supplies for space travelers aboard the International Space Station, has been delayed due to bad weather.
Space September 21, 2014
Mars rovers need orbiting data networks to communicate with Earth, and now NASA is asking private industry to build a system capable of carrying out the task.
Space July 26, 2014
Orbital Services has launched its second mission to resupply the International Space Station. Included in the mission were nearly three dozen satellites.
Space July 16, 2014
Texas will be the location of the first privately owned launch facility in the world for vertical liftoff rockets.
Space July 16, 2014
Space tourists could head to the edge of space by 2016, at a price lower than a trip around the world.
Space June 30, 2014
Mars colonists in the future could find a time capsule from modern-day Earth, if a group of students at MIT get their way.
Space June 26, 2014
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, is telling the press humans could walk on Mars by 2026. Can he pull it off?
Space June 18, 2014
Virgin Galactic may soon see an investment from search company Google. Will that help Richard Branson's space venture get off the ground?
June 17, 2014
The ISEE-3 spacecraft, launched in 1978, is now under the control of a private group of amateur enthusiasts.
Space May 31, 2014
The Dragon V2 spacecraft from SpaceX has been unveiled. This is what the new vehicle could mean to the future of space travel.
Space May 30, 2014
The International Sun-Earth Explorer-3 was launched on a mission to explore the solar wind in 1978. It fell silent 21 years later, but now NASA has given the go-ahead for a group of amateur astronomers to resurrect the mission.
Space May 23, 2014
Elon Musk and SpaceX have filed suit against the Air Force, claiming they were blocked from military launches. What could this mean for the future of Air Force satellites?
Space April 30, 2014
The race for Mars is on. NASA details plans to visit the red planet years after Mars One plans to have its Martian colony operational.
Space April 13, 2014
Virgin’s Richard Branson set out on to find the child who inspired him to create Virgin Galactic. The lucky child, now an adult, gets to witness an upcoming spaceflight.
Space April 13, 2014
The booster on the next supply mission to the International Space Station by SpaceX will be guided to a soft landing over the water. How could this simple test revolutionize space travel?
Space February 26, 2014
Tickets to space are now up for sale on Virgin Galactic website, and flights will be departing before the end of the year. Who gets to sit next to Angelina Jolie?
Space February 11, 2014