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Private Spacecraft

New Concern Keeps Spacecraft From Docking With ISS

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.23.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A new commercial spaceship will wait all week before aiming again for the International Space Station. Orbital Sciences Corp....

Private Spacecraft Blasts Off On Debut Mission To ISS

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 11.18.2013 | Science

A commercial cargo ship made its successful debut Wednesday, rocketing toward the International Space Station and doubling the number of NASA's privat...

WATCH: Tail-Cam Captures Awesome Views Of Space Plane Flight

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.09.2013 | Science

From Stephen Hawking to Justin Bieber, scores of celebrities are raring to go to space by 2014. But for those of us who don't have $250,000 to shell o...

FIRST LOOK: Inside Boeing's New Space Capsule

collectSpace.com | Robert Z. Pearlman | Posted 07.23.2013 | Science

HOUSTON — Boeing has thrown open the hatch to its new commercial spacecraft, offering a first look inside the capsule it is building in a bid to fl...

How Much Would YOU Pay For A Space Trip With This Guy?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.25.2013 | Science

Want to blast into space with a movie star? At a charity auction held in Cannes, France on May 23 for the Foundation For Aids Research, one man an...

Private Space Plane Makes Big Move

Posted 05.20.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/19/2013 08:57 AM EDT on SPACE.com A private space plane has arrived at a NASA facility in California to undergo tests ...

Private Mars Mission Weighs Major Decision

Posted 05.19.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/17/2013 05:04 PM EDT on SPACE.com The organizers of a private plan to send two people on a round-trip flyby of M...

Private Spacecraft Returns To Earth With Splash

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.26.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Tuesday with a full science load from the International Space Station &nda...

Private Spacecraft's Return Trip Delayed

Posted 03.25.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/24/2013 09:52 AM EDT on SPACE.com A private cargo capsule's trip home to Earth from the International Space Station ha...

SpaceX Mission Back On Course After Shaky Start

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.03.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A private Earth-to-orbit delivery service made good on its latest shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, ...

ISS-Bound Spacecraft Suffers Major Glitch

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A commercial craft carrying a ton of supplies for the International Space Station ran into thruster trouble shortly after lift...

Private Spacecraft Set To Return To Space Station

Posted 02.16.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 02/14/2013 04:26 PM EST on SPACE.com The next private cargo mission to the International Space Station is slated to blast...

Timothy Stenovec

Fly To The Moon In A Used Soviet Spacecraft For Just $155 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.22.2012 | Travel

There's good news and bad news for would-be astronauts out there. The good news is that Excalibur Almaz, a commercial aerospace company based on t...

SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off On Historic Trip To International Space Station

Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral early Tuesday morning. The 3:44 a.m. launch followed numerous technical delays, includin...

SpaceX Fixes Glitch That Grounded Rocket As New Launch Window Approaches

Posted 05.21.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/20/2012 10:19 AM EDT on SPACE.com CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX engineers have replaced a faulty engine valv...

PHOTOS: Five Most Promising Private Spacecraft Designs

Posted 05.19.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/18/2012 02:59 PM EDT on SPACE.com The private spaceflight company SpaceX is set to launch its Dragon capsule toward ...