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Rocky Mountain High Could Get Higher With Spaceport

Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver

The Rocky Mountain High is poised to get even higher. Colorado U.S. Sens Michael Bennet and Mark Udall announced Tuesday that the Federal Aviation ...

Want To Go To Space? Virgin Airlines Wants To Send You

Posted 08.31.2012 | Money

Frequent flier miles are typically only good for a trip to, say, see a great aunt who lives across the country. But now Virgin Airlines is upping the ...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: America's Nerdiest Destination | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

A summer ago, as NASA astronauts prepped for the final mission of the 30-year Shuttle program, Florida's Space Coast cashed in for the last time on ga...

Shuttles Out To Pasture, Space Agency Eyes Orbital 'Taxis'

Posted 04.24.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/24/2012 07:53 AM EDT on With NASA's oldest and most-flown space shuttle now delivered to its museum retire...

Rocky Mountain Higher? Hick Signs Bill To Expand Spaceflight Biz

Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver

The Rocky Mountain high is poised to get even higher. On Thursday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the "Spaceflight Entity Limited Liability" bill (SB12...

The New Space Race: The Next 30 Years of Human Exploration of Space

Richard Garriott | Posted 04.22.2012 | Science
Richard Garriott

So, why travel into space and why should tax payers pay for humans to travel beyond Earth? Because this exploration will return direct economic value beyond exploration, in areas such as energy and minerals.

Rocky Mountain High To Get Higher With Colo. Spaceport

Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver

Colorado, known for its majestic Rocky mountains, clean air and water, outdoor lifestyle... and spaceport? That's just what Gov. John Hickenlooper is ...

The Top Contenders In The New Space Race | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When NASA's space shuttle fleet retires in 2011, the space agency will have to rely on Russian spacecraft and the private sector to taxi cargo and hum...