Sixteen months after a tragic crash, Virgin Galactic unveils a new, improved ship for space tourists.
Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger and the death of teacher Christa McAuliffe along with six crewmembers, which struck a major blow to the average guy's dreams of venturing into outer space.
When they’re not building futuristic aircraft at the Mojave Air and Space Port, Elliot and Justin test DIY airplanes for the right stuff.
Brian Shiro was rejected by NASA. Twice. So he went and started an astronaut-for-hire service.
The US government says pilots were asked to do too much immediately after the ship was launched.
The military is trying to manufacture and launch small satellites quickly and cheaply. The problem? Getting to and operating in space is anything but quick and cheap.
China's new FT-1 rocket can be launched from a truck, but carries a relatively small payload. Is it for sending satellites into space — or for blowing them out of the sky?
The idealistic view many people have of space exploration can lead to a cynical rejection of the real-world work being done to send humankind into space.
Investigators have a pretty good idea what happened in the Virgin Galactic crash but not why, exactly. That difference is very important.