Space tourism. The very term sounds like something from the far distant future. However, it is currently 2020, and this year could very well be the year in which the super-wealthy begin travelling to space as tourists. Both Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin seem to be on the cusp of bringing untrained, untested, but extremely wealthy individuals to space, if even for only a few moments. How did we get to this point, and what does the future hold for those who wish to “boldly go” to the edge of space, or even beyond?
China’s first launch of 2020 carried a “mystery payload” into geostationary orbit.
SpaceX has announced plans to build a mobile launch gantry at Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 39A. Why do they need it? Can there be more uses?
SpaceX conducted a successful static fire of the Falcon 9 to be used for the Jan. 18 In-Flight Abort test.
CRS-19 returned to port on Jan. 8. Check out the photos!
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – At 9:19 pm EST, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Starlink 2 […]
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Those eagerly awaiting the return of human spaceflight launched from US soil must continue to […]
A gallery of pictures and facts from Starlink 2 Launch Day, Jan. 6, 2020
Even casual space fans have heard it, “Tonight’s launch window will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.” Or, “SpaceX’s […]
In a journal report written by astronaut-doctor Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor, M.D. it was revealed that an ISS astronaut […]