Mike Sheriff

22 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Following | 7 Followers | @MikeSheriff | Mike Sheriff isn’t a scientist, but he hopes to play one on TV some day. His screenplays, graphic novels/comics and blog feature strong sci-fi elements, but never lose sight of our humanity. Visit his blog at www.mikesheriffwrites.com

XCOR Aerospace

XCOR Aerospace is a pioneer in the rapid development of long-life, reusable rocket engines for payload and human transport applications. We are …

SpaceX

SpaceX

Earth orbit, to and from the International Space Station. See photos, technical specifications, milestones and feature stories.

in Space<p>The first CST-100 Starliner test vehicle under construction mates the crew and service module.<p>in Space<p>Using crash dummies, lab test teams …

Paragon Space Development Corporation

SpaceX says robust market can support four launch pads

<b>Mission Reports</b><p>For 13 years, Spaceflight Now has been providing unrivaled coverage of U.S. space launches. Comprehensive reports and voluminous …

Blue Origin

See More Videos<p><b>Mannequin Skywalker’s ride to space onboard Crew Capsule 2.0</b><p><b>Introducing New Glenn</b><p><b>New Shepard In-flight Escape Test</b>On October 5, 2016, …

World View balloon, capsule to offer luxury ride to edge of space

There’s a new player in the bustling world of “commercial space,” although the “space” part in this case is a matter of definition.<p>A Tucson-based start-up plans to use a helium balloon to lift big-ticket customers in a pressurized capsule to nearly 100,000 feet. That’s a journey to the edge of …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Virgin Galactic Wants To Do Moon Cruises, Replace The Concorde For Terrestrial Travel

Virgin Galactic is starting off sending a small group of billionaires into space, which is pretty cool… if you’re a billionaire. But the startup’s (yes, it’s a startup, even with Richard Branson at the helm) Commercial Director Stephen Attenborough took the stage at Wired 2013 in London today to …

Virgin Galactic gears up for SpaceShipTwo's next blastoff

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Virgin Galactic says it's getting ready to send its SpaceShipTwo rocket plane higher and faster sometime in the next month, to take the next step toward commercial space tourism.<p>"We hope to go into commercial operations next year," George T. Whitesides, Virgin Galactic's chief …

Space Travel

SNC’s Dream Chaser Rolls Past Another Milestone to Launch

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane has successfully conducted ground tow tests. Photo Credit: SNC<p>Sierra Nevada Corporation (<i>SNC</i>) …

SNC: Mission Accomplished in Dream Chaser Test, Despite Crash Landing

<i>CORERCTION: The Oct. 26 flight was a funded milestone from the second round of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, not a milestone from the third round</i> …

Boeing Space Capsule Mockup Gives NASA Glimpse Of CST-100 Spacecraft's Interior (PHOTO)

HOUSTON — Boeing has thrown open the hatch to its new commercial spacecraft, offering a first look inside the capsule it is building in a bid to fly NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.<p>At its Houston Product Support Center located near NASA's Johnson Space Center, Boeing revealed its …

Must-see video: SpaceX Grasshopper rocket makes a half-mile hop

SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket prototype made another record-setting vertical takeoff and landing this week from the California-based company's test pad near McGregor, Texas. But what's really cool about Oct. 7's half-mile (744-meter) ascent and controlled descent is the amazing view from a …

Secretive Blue Origin reveals new details of spacecraft plans

The curtain of secrecy is being raised by Blue Origin, a private entrepreneurial space group designing both suborbital and orbital vehicles.<p>Backed by Amazon.com mogul Jeff Bezos, the Kent, Wash.-based Blue Origin group has completed wind tunnel testing of its next-generation craft, simply called …