spaceflight

Boeing Delays Starliner Launch Until 2022

Glitch with vehicle's propulsion system discovered in August still to be resolved, and crucial uncrewed test flight delayed until next…

3 months ago

Star Trek’s William Shatner Becomes Oldest Person In Space

The original Captain Kirk (aka William Shatner) returns to planet earth after brief journey to space aboard Blue Origin rocket

3 months ago

First All-Civilian Crew Launch To Orbit On SpaceX Rocket

The door to outer space continues to be nudged wider, as first all-civilian crew circle the Earth aboard SpaceX Crew…

4 months ago

FAA Grounds Virgin Galactic Pending Flight Deviation Report

US Federal Aviation Administration grounds Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo amidst probe into shallower-than-expected flight path of July rocket trip into space

5 months ago

Blue Origin Successfully Completes First Test Flight, After Jeff Bezos Mission

Blue Origin test flight successfully reuses the New Shepard rocket that carried Jeff Bezos and others to space last month

5 months ago

Virgin Galactic Prices Spaceflight Tickets at $450,000 Per Seat

Does that include an inflight meal? Single seat on Sir Richard's Virgin Galactic spacefight priced at an eyewatering $450,000

6 months ago

Boeing Postpones Starliner Launch Over Glitch

Test launch on Tuesday of Boeing's uncrewed Starliner astronaut capsule to the ISS has been postponed, after a glitch was…

6 months ago

Jeff Bezos Offers NASA $2 Billion For Lunar Contract

Tempting offer? Jeff Bezos offers to cover costs of up to $2 billion, if NASA awards Blue Origin a contract…

6 months ago

Jeff Bezos Completes Blue Origin Spaceflight

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos briefly lost his title as the richest man on earth, after he blasted off into outer…

6 months ago

Sir Richard Branson Wins Battle Of Billionaire Space Race

Sir Richard beats Bezos into outer space. But Blue Origin mocks Virgin Galactic and points out that Sir Richard didn't…

6 months ago

Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic To Beat Jeff Bezos To Space

Beating Bezos. Surprise from Virgin Galactic that its first spaceflight will carry Richard Branson to space before Jeff Bezos

7 months ago

Jeff Bezos Selects 82-Year-Old Woman To Join Spaceflight

A 82 year-old woman who trained for NASA's Mercury program in the 1960s chosen by Jeff Bezos for a seat…

7 months ago

Virgin Galactic Receives US Approval For Space Travel

Richard Branson's spaceship venture Virgin Galactic approved by US FAA to fly people to space after successful test flight

7 months ago

Passenger Bids $28 Million To Join Jeff Bezos On Blue Origin Debut

Blue Origin announces winner of live auction to join Jeff Bezos and his brother on debut spaceflight next month

7 months ago

SpaceX SN11 Rocket Explodes During Descent

Another bumpy ride for Elon Musk's prototype spacecraft that will eventually be used to ferry mankind to the moon and…

10 months ago

SpaceX Announces First-Ever All Civilian Flight Crew

Inspiration4 will be the world’s first all-commercial astronaut mission that will put all an civilian crew into orbit in Q4…

12 months ago

SpaceX Mission Delivers Astronauts Into Orbit

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carries two NASA astronauts to International Space Station in historic first for a private company

2 years ago