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Stories about: space travel

Nichelle Nichols’ Ashes Blasted Into Space, So Lt. Uhura Will Always Be Among the Stars
Nichelle Nichols’ Ashes Blasted Into Space, So Lt. Uhura Will Always Be Among the Stars

26 Aug 2022, 04:46 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The son of the late Star Trek actress agrees to donate part of her ashes for Celestis’ “graveyard orbit” around sun dedicated to Star Trek legends

 
The ISS Is Turning Into a Very Expensive Hotel, Its Latest Visitors Returned to Earth
The ISS Is Turning Into a Very Expensive Hotel, Its Latest Visitors Returned to Earth

26 Apr 2022, 00:26 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Space travel is not something that’s reserved for astronauts alone. The civilian exploration beyond the Karman line has started. It’s doable! Here’s the proof

 
World’s First Fully Reusable Spaceplane Is a Holy Grail, Can Be Reflown in Just 48 Hours
World’s First Fully Reusable Spaceplane Is a Holy Grail, Can Be Reflown in Just 48 Hours

20 Jan 2022, 05:13 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The U.S.-made Radian One promises to be a game-changer for space missions, can be refueled and flown back to space in record time

 
Luxury Moon Resort Gives Space Travel a New Meaning, Boasts World’s Largest Sphere
Luxury Moon Resort Gives Space Travel a New Meaning, Boasts World’s Largest Sphere

24 Sep 2021, 04:10 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Forget space travel, you can explore an authentic lunar colony at this stunning Moon Resort in Las Vegas, that blends science and entertainment.

 
Jeff Bezos Explains How Blue Origin’s Future Commercial Flights Will Save Earth
Jeff Bezos Explains How Blue Origin’s Future Commercial Flights Will Save Earth

20 Jul 2021, 07:16 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket is nearing launch, will take the first paying customer to the edge of space in a groundbreaking first

 
Don’t Call Richard Branson a “Billionaire,” Stick With “Creative”
Don’t Call Richard Branson a “Billionaire,” Stick With “Creative”

17 Jul 2021, 07:32 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / There is no “billionaire space race,” the winner of the billionaire space race explains. There are only admirable efforts to help out humankind

 
Ashton Kutcher Bought a Ticket to Fly to Space With Virgin, Backed Out
Ashton Kutcher Bought a Ticket to Fly to Space With Virgin, Backed Out

16 Jul 2021, 09:03 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Mila Kunis told him that “it was not a smart family decision to be heading into space when we have young children,” so he sold the ticket back

 
Predictably, Sir Richard Branson Dreams of Building a Hotel on the Moon
Predictably, Sir Richard Branson Dreams of Building a Hotel on the Moon

14 Jul 2021, 14:02 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Having won the billionaire space race, Virgin Galactic founder and CEO is now sharing his hopes for the future. Like with Musk, colonization is very appealing

 
The Sky Is No Longer the Limit: Virgin Galactic Opens Space to Commercial Travel
The Sky Is No Longer the Limit: Virgin Galactic Opens Space to Commercial Travel

11 Jul 2021, 17:17 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Virgin Galactic launched Richard Branson and his crew on the first commercial flight. Branson's journey comes just ahead the one announced by Jeff Bezos

 
LunAres Research Station Offers 2-Week Lunar Missions Right Here on Earth
LunAres Research Station Offers 2-Week Lunar Missions Right Here on Earth

10 Apr 2021, 06:57 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The research center offers regular missions to open-call crew, with the goal of conducting a wide range of psychological, medical and sustainability studies

 
Starship Rocket SN10 Makes Impeccable Soft Landing, and Then Explodes
Starship Rocket SN10 Makes Impeccable Soft Landing, and Then Explodes

4 Mar 2021, 06:10 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Third time’s a charm: the prototype rocket flew to an altitude of 10 km, did the belly flop drop, reverted to the original position, and landed on the spot

 
SpaceX Starship Second Test Is Also a Success, Despite Explosive Landing
SpaceX Starship Second Test Is Also a Success, Despite Explosive Landing

3 Feb 2021, 08:31 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / SN9 took off without a glitch and was able to perform the belly flop maneuver, but could not return to vertical orientation for landing before the crash

 
History in the Making: SpaceX Starship Prototype SN8 Explodes on Landing
History in the Making: SpaceX Starship Prototype SN8 Explodes on Landing

10 Dec 2020, 06:13 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Despite the explosive ending, the flight test was a success: SN8 was able to go as high as 41,000 feet, do a belly flop and a flip, before hitting the ground

 
NASA’s Dragonfly Mission to Titan Might Find Life or its Building Blocks
NASA’s Dragonfly Mission to Titan Might Find Life or its Building Blocks

30 Oct 2019, 15:59 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Dragonfly one of NASA's most ambitious missions to date, to explore the mysterious and very organic world that is Saturn's largest moon, Titan

 
Future Space Stations - What Comes After the ISS?
Future Space Stations - What Comes After the ISS?

28 Oct 2019, 19:25 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The International Space Station will most likely be brought back down in the next decade, and you may be wondering what it will be replaced by

 
Are We Ready to Be Martians Yet?
Are We Ready to Be Martians Yet?

28 Oct 2019, 13:03 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Talks of putting people on Mars have become increasingly frequent in recent years, yet we're not really that close to actually achieving it

 
Helical Engine Could Help Us Explore the Universe at Near-Light Speed
Helical Engine Could Help Us Explore the Universe at Near-Light Speed

23 Oct 2019, 09:59 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / New Helical Engine could considerably bring down interstellar travel times if it proves to be more than just theoretically possible

 
Elon Musk Says a Trip to Mars Could Be Cheaper than a House on Earth
Elon Musk Says a Trip to Mars Could Be Cheaper than a House on Earth

14 Feb 2019, 15:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Musk says that should the volume of people going to the Red Planet be sufficient, a ticket could cost “less than $500k & maybe even below $100k.”

 
David Beckahm in Talks to Fly to Space, Will Toss a Football While up There
David Beckahm in Talks to Fly to Space, Will Toss a Football While up There

21 Dec 2018, 15:08 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Report says several companies have approached the ex soccer star because it would be excellent publicity, and he’s more than up for it

 
Book Your Vacation in Space with the World’s First Space Travel Agent
Book Your Vacation in Space with the World’s First Space Travel Agent

4 May 2018, 11:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / British company creates what is supposedly the world's first travel agency to book travel to the future space hotel three years from now.