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Virgin Galactic Space Ship Crashes During Test Flight

The Huffington Post | David Freeman and Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.31.2014 | Science

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space plane crashed during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert this afternoon, the company said. A report...

Memories of Challenger Ignited by Antares Explosion

Olympia LePoint | Posted 10.29.2014 | Science
Olympia LePoint

As I watched yesterday's Orbital Sciences rocket explosion, unpleasant memories entered my mind.

Living Fully and Doing Business Differently With Richard Branson

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

All day today at my apartment, I've been hosting a meeting of the B Team, which Richard Branson co-founded last year to change the values that drive businesses, to prioritize people and planet alongside profit, and to move beyond our obsession with quarterly earnings and short-term growth. And before we started the day, I interviewed Richard at AOL's Brand Camp leadership meeting, which reminded me of a conversation he and I had in 2009, on board Virgin America's inaugural flight from San Francisco to Orange County, covering everything from space travel and global warming to marijuana and the music business.

Virgin Galactic, FAA Sign Agreement For New Mexico Spaceport Flights

AP | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Virgin Galactic and Spaceport America have signed an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration that clears the path...

Five Travel Destinations From This Year's Oscar Hits

Samuel Faktorow | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Samuel Faktorow

What is beyond the performances, costumes, and music? As they say in real estate: location, location, location.

WATCH: Spaceliner Passes Key Test | Mike Wall | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

A stunning new video lets viewers ride along on last-week's record-breaking test flight of Virgin Galactic's suborbital spaceliner SpaceShipTwo. The...

Lady Gaga Will Perform In Outer Space

Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment

Not one to be outdone by Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga is the latest pop star to announce plans to venture to infinity and beyond. The singer is aiming ...

New Reality Show To Send Winner Out Of This World

LiveScience | Miriam Kramer | Posted 10.05.2013 | Science

Soon, you can watch people compete for a chance to launch into space from the comfort of your own living room. A new reality TV show picked up by NB...

You Could Be An Astronaut With Famous People

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel

We’re in the midst of another space race, but this one has paparazzi. Space Expedition Corporation, or SXC, says it plans to send a group of 100 ...

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...

Amazon Art - reverie arts - Peace Angels Project

Lin Evola | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

The Peace Angels Project is a work of Art. At its core it is a contemporary implementation of swords to plough shares. Using art, state of the art technology and media, the Peace Angels Project brings forward the concept of choice, to go to war or to create.

Will Ed Snowden Use Liberty Travel?

Francis Levy | Posted 08.26.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Taking the cue from Vladimir Putin who has said that "As a transit passenger, he (Ed Snowden) has the right to buy a ticket and fly wherever he wants...

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...

Tycoon's 'Spaceship' Passes Major Milestone

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 06.29.2013 | Science

MOJAVE, Calif. — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo made its first powered flight Monday, breaking the sound barrier in a test over the Mojave Deser...

Tom Cruise Believes In Aliens & Wants To Go To Space

Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

Tom Cruise stars in "Oblivion" as a veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources after an alien invasion some 60 years earlier -- a concept...

Way, Way, Way Over the Rainbow: Space Travel

Dane Steele Green | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

It's not the most colorful place on the planet, but that's only because it isn't on the planet. Space tourism is going to happen. In fact, it's happening as we speak -- and far be it from me not to jump on this bandwagon.

New Mexico Could Become A Travel Hub To Where ?

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Negotiations to lock space tourism company Virgin Galactic into a long-term lease at the spaceport New Mexico taxpayers built for...

Doc, Am I Fit To Fly Into Space?

XPRIZE | Posted 03.24.2013 | Technology

By Julielynn Wong Julielynn Wong, MD, is an alumnus of Singularity University. She edited a textbook entitled "Surgery in Space" and trained in space...

Kate Winslet Receives Trip To Space From Richard Branson

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 12.28.2012 | Celebrity

We're not sure whether newlyweds Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll registered for a $200,000 ticket to space, but the generous gift has been bestowed on ...

12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

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....

Richard Branson Plans To Start Mars Colony

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 09.21.2012 | Small Business

Richard Branson is going to Mars. The British billionaire and adventurer, whose company, Virgin Galactic, is among the world’s most prominent spa...

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 ...

The SpaceX Dragon: Industrial Innovation's Sputnik Moment

XPRIZE | Posted 10.01.2012 | Technology

On Friday morning, I got up before dawn again to watch a truly epic moment for space travel, as the Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station.

The Fascinating Company Towns Of Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

From a "Johnny Tremain" like pewter factory in New England to the aerospace industry in California, Route 6 is a timeline not only of U.S. history, but of U.S. ingenuity.