Virgin Galactic Sends Three People to the Edge of Space

Virgin Galactic has reached another milestone in their fight test program. The flight took place on February 22nd and three people in the crew spent several weightless minutes aboard the spacecraft.

Blue Origin aims to fly humans late in 2019

Unlike some previous test missions, Wednesday's New Shepard flight followed the same profile that space tourists will take. But The company has yet to begin selling tickets for the six-person capsule.

Prototype Version of the SpaceX Starship is Under Construction

Elon Musk recently provided updates on the mini-Starship prototype that will making a test flight next year, including the fact that it will be built from a stainless steel alloy.

Virgin Orbit performs first captive carry flight

Virgin Orbit performed the first captive carry flight of its LauncherOne system Nov. 18. Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, said he expected the first orbital launch to take place in December or January.

SpaceX Reboots Plan to Send Tourists Around the Moon

In a tweet, SpaceX said it has signed a passenger to fly around the Moon aboard its next-generation launch system.

Japanese Startup Wants to Carry Passengers to Space as Early as 2023

The Japanese startup PD Aerospace is developing a reusable space plane that will use a combination of jet engines and a rocket motor to take customers to space by as early as 2023.

Boeing calls 2019 Starliner vehicle crew launch “realistic”

Boeing will target the end of this year (or early 2019) for an uncrewed orbital flight test of its Starliner vehicle.

Virgin’s Unity spaceship sets a new altitude record of 52 kilometers

Virgin Galactic has been saying for some time that it will reach outer space this year, and on Thursday it came the closest it has ever gotten.

Blue Origin Will Begin Selling Suborbital Tickets in 2019

However, eager spacegoers may want to reconsider rushing to fly. So far, Blue Origin has only flown its New Shepard vehicles eight times with its first launch in April 2015 proving testy.

New Shepard flies again, bringing suborbital space tourism closer

Blue Origin flew its New Shepard system for the eighth time on Sunday. The company seems to be getting closer to flying people on the suborbital tourism launch system—and perhaps beginning ticket sales.

Luxury Space Hotel Could Cater To Travelers By 2022

Orion Span, a Houston-based space tech startup, has announced plans to launch the first-ever luxury space hotel into Earth's orbit by 2021.

Virgin Galactic Spaceplane Makes First Powered Flight Since 2014 Disaster

Though just a test, it’s an important milestone for the Richard Branson-led company, which aims to eventually offer suborbital flights to space tourists.

The First SpaceX BFR Should Make Orbital Launches by 2020

According to a recent interview Musk made at the 2018 SXSW conference, the Big Falcon Rocket will be ready to conduct test launches in the next two years.

Virgin Galactic tests leading to rocket-powered flights

Virgin Galactic’s passenger rocket ship is gearing up for powered flights that could eventually carry paying tourists into space from southern New Mexico, US.

Commercial Crew Test Launches by SpaceX, Boeing Will Begin This Year

A NASA update outlines what the two participating companies — Boeing and SpaceX — will do to prepare their vehicles for space in the coming year.