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Sarah Brightman's Heading To Space

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel

MOSCOW (Reuters) - British singer Sarah Brightman announced on Wednesday she had bought a seat to fly on a Russian spaceship, describing the journey a...

J.K. Rowling Passes On Space Shuttle Ride

Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has declined a trip into space that was offered to her for £2 million ($3,222,600,) reports the Irish Independent....

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 ...

Coming Soon: Your Vacation To The Moon

Smithsonian | Posted 09.21.2012 | Travel

Forty-three years ago, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon. Nowadays, the idea of vacation on the moon is gaining traction with the American public.

Branson Reveals Space Plane Launch Date

Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel

More people have now signed up for suborbital flights aboard SpaceShipTwo, the six-passenger space plane from Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, t...

Ex-Goldman Trader Hopes To Make 'First Trade In Space'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

One ex-Goldman Sachs trader is hoping his trade takes off, quite literally. Prolific trader Anton Kreil announced Tuesday he plans to break a new ...

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...

NASA Video Gives A Tour Of The Moon

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.02.2012 | Science

Don't have $155 million to buy a ticket to the moon? Worry not, because NASA's got the next best thing: a video tour of it free of charge! In the v...

Timothy Stenovec

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

Not Necessarily Your Last Venus Transit!

Jim Bell | Posted 08.03.2012 | Science
Jim Bell

The next pair of Venus transits won't be until 2117 and 2125. So, unless you are lucky and healthy enough to live for another 105 years, this will be your last chance to see a Venus transit from the surface of the Earth. But -- aha! there's the catch -- "from the surface of the Earth."

Space Tourism Firm Gets OK To Test Rocket

Posted 05.31.2012 | Travel

By: Brian Berger, Space News Published: 05/31/2012 05:31 AM EDT on WASHINGTON — The developer of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo subo...

Space Means Business? Space: The Business Frontier at Harvard Business School

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 07.08.2012 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

I'd never heard of a space conference for business majors before. How exactly would students in BU's School of Management or the equivalent elsewhere explore space?

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...

GALLERY: Which Stars Would Go To Mars?

Posted 04.06.2012 | Science

Interested in a trip to Mars? It would be a grand adventure, and you'd have quite a story to tell if you made it back home in one piece. Still, there ...

In 10 Years, Will You Hop A Flight To Space?

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 03.22.2012 | Travel

Buckle up. Within a decade, the FAA is predicting that space tourism will become a billion-dollar industry, according to a Reuters report. "Base...

Space Tourists Sign Up For Rocket Rides Despite Critics' Concerns

Reuters | Irene Klotz | Posted 05.13.2012 | Science

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - The first privately owned passenger spaceship is on track for a test flight beyond t...

Why Astronomer Wants Justin Bieber On Rocket To Space

Posted 03.02.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/01/2012 09:13 AM EST on PALO ALTO, Calif. — Just call him the Biebernaut. An astronomer is making a case...

Bunnies In Zero-G?

Posted 04.28.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/24/2012 07:06 AM EST on Playboy is about to launch into the final frontier, at least in its imagination....

Why Space?

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 03.07.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

We who are only a blink of an eye beyond the discovery of fire can wonder "Why space?" or even "Why are we here?" To those of us who know, it is obvious: We are here... to go there.

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 ...

LOOK: 7 Vehicles That May One Day Take You To Space

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

Saturday's launch of the Mars Rover Curiosity got us thinking -- why do robots get to have all the fun in space? So we decided to bring you seven d...

"Space Is Wide Open": Talking With Virgin Galactic CTO Steve Isakowitz

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 01.21.2012 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

"We're opening up the space frontier to all, not just those lucky few public astronauts who are sponsored by the government or those that happen to be rich enough to be able to spend 40 million to fly on a Russian vehicle."

WATCH: Sir Richard Branson's Spaceport Will Launch Tourists Into Space

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

Yesterday was the dedication ceremony for 'Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space,' a great day for Trekky honeymooners and super-rich people alike. Thanks ...

The Senate Launch System - Destiny, Decision, and Disaster

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Rick Tumlinson

Let's use the $38 billion Congress wants to flush down the toilet of history to save NASA by funding useful programs that will actually open the frontier and get the agency back to exploring almost right away.

A Ride In This Epic 'Space Balloon' Costs Over $150,000

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

Zero2Infinity, a Spanish startup, has entered the space race...with a balloon. Or a "bloon," to be more specific. And, unlike Virgin Galactic's Spa...