Space Tourism

World in 2018: space tourism | Espresso

In 2018 space tourism will take off. Private companies are vying to get paying customers into low Earth orbit and even around the moon, but it …

Space

A timeline for humanity's colonization of space

Humans have long desired to explore the vast realms of space. Today, we are finally poised to send people out into the cosmos. Indeed, a number of …

Exploration

Chip Stocks to Profit From Your Hyperconnected Life

As the number of web-connected devices used by consumers and businesses keeps moving higher, chipmakers are benefiting not only from higher device …

Stocks

Elon Musk Dukes It Out With Richard Branson Over Space Tourism

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla (TSLA) , is closer than ever sending people to space. He has already revealed that two people have paid for a …

Space Travel

Tech Earnings Drive Market Higher; Exxon Tops Analysts' Estimates -- ICYMI

Trump himself has yet to weigh in on Friday's GDP number. Maybe he was too busy tweeting at a billionaire over a commercial he saw on "Fox & Friends."<p>…

Tech Industry

Saudi Arabia plans $1 billion investment in Virgin's space tourism

Richard Branson has gained a powerful and extremely wealthy ally that can make his space tourism dreams a reality: Saudi Arabia. The kingdom will invest $1 billion in the Virgin Group's space companies and might even add $480 million more in the future. This investment will fund three companies …

Technology

The Lost Arnie Interview: Fifteen years after it vanished, a colorful conversation with The King resurfaces

My father, Gene Bangs, was a competitive amateur golfer in Minnesota in the 1960s. He died young, before I had the chance to get to know him, but I …

Golf

Blue Origin's breakthrough means SpaceX finally has a competitor

Sub-Orbital and Beyond<p>Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos isn’t just out to get the e-retail industry with artificial intelligence, he’s also had his …

Exploration

Cheaper than a Mumbai apartment, space tourism kicks off next year

Richard Branson has announced flights to the edge of the Earth<p>We know Mumbai apartments can cost the Earth. But soon you’ll be able to fly to the …

Space Travel

One giant leap for reptiles: Chinese firm blasts turtle into near space in step towards trips for humans

A Chinese technology company this week claimed it had successfully launched a live turtle into “near-space”, marking another step forward in the …

News (China)

Blue Origin Swipes Back at SpaceX With a 'Meh' Space Tourism Update

By on<p>Filed Under Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos & SpaceX<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Last week, SpaceX founder Elon Musk made some big announcements …

Exploration

Blue Origin may start taking tourists to space in early 2019

If you dream of space, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is about to make you very happy. The company plans to kick off its space tourism business in April …

Exploration

Blue Origin announces they'll take tourists to space by April 2019

Flying High<p>Following the reestablishment of the committee in June 2017, the National Space Council met earlier this week and got an update on the …

Exploration

These #3 Billionaires Will Make Your Space Travel a Reality Soon

Billionaires like Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos are leading the race to space with their specially designed programmes<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Travelling to space is a dream dreamt by youngsters for ages, but none could have the …

Space Travel

Sputnik Turns 60 Today: Here's How It Changed Space Forever

By on<p>Filed Under Satellites & Space Science<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Today, Oct. 4, marks 60 years since the Soviet Union successfully …

Soviet Union

World View's sky-high launch is a big deal for the new space age

World View has successfully launched the first 'stratollite' from its Tucson, Arizona headquarters in a move that could transform the way we launch …

Exploration

From space tourism to asteroid mining: Out-of-this-world investment opportunities

BNN speaks with a private investment group that looks exclusively at the space market. Chad Anderson, CEO of Space Angels, provides in-depth analysis …

Business (Canada)

Rocket Powered by Recycled Tires and Hope Launches in the U.K.

With a successful test of the Skybolt 2 rocket, Starchaser Industries takes a step towards sending tourists into space<p>Comment on this Story

Space Travel

Space tourism firm launches largest rocket to blast off from UK mainland

Skybolt 2 successfully launched from back of truck in Northumberland carrying science project, cameras and a stuffed toy<p>The largest rocket to blast off from the British mainland has launched from Northumberland for a test flight, fuelling hopes that it could pave the way for commercial flights into …

Space

Branson Envisions 20 SpaceShipTwos; Brian Cox’s Space Race Doc Prepares to Drop

The <i>Sunday Times of London</i> has an update on Virgin Galactic that seems to be based around an upcoming Brian Cox documentary on space tourism, which is …

Space Travel

Have spacesuit, will travel?

This week, Elon Musk gave the world a sneak-peek of the new SpaceX space suit on Instagram. I was passingly intrigued when I saw it. But then came …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s Sexy Spacesuit Is One Giant Leap for Space Tourism

This week, Elon Musk dragged space fashion into the 21st century with the newly revealed SpaceX spacesuit. But can he do the same for space …

Space Travel

Mars visionaries herald a new space age

In our miserabilist age it is all too easy to dismiss the latest billionaire fashion for space exploration as vanity piled upon eccentricity.<p>Even …

Exploration

This Company Plans to Offer WiFi to Space Tourists

Ah, space: The final frontier for a billionaire’s vacation. But while the Mad Men-style space tourism of the 1960s never got off the ground, space …

Space Travel

GQ’s Guide to becoming a space tourist

GQ’s Guide to becoming a space tourist<p>You don’t have to be Arthur Dent and wait for our blue rock to go bust before you hitch a ride on a rocket into …

Space Travel

Could We Use Space to Pay for a Universal Basic Income?

How Do you Pay for Everyone?<p>Universal basic income is the idea that every citizen should receive an amount of money from the government to meet their …

Basic Income

5 jobs with great alien-life balance

Leave your Earthly-bound cubicle forever! NASA has a new job opening for someone to defend the planet from alien invaders. This new Planetary …

Self-improvement

A flameout in the Mojave shows how hard it can be to finance rocket-ship start-ups

In 2008, a small, Mojave, Calif., aerospace start-up called Xcor Aerospace burst onto the commercial space scene with plans to develop a vehicle that …

Orlando

The billionaire space race

We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.<p>It is 45 years since man …

Exploration

Space tourism could help boost science and health research – here's how

The announcement of the draft Spaceflight Bill in the Queen’s Speech will allow the development of spaceports in the UK. This could see members of …

Space Station