Virgin Galactic

Weird and wonderful aircraft you'll never get to fly on

Military

Flying could feel more like going to the movies with VR headsets and headphones

In-flight entertainment could soon feel more like chilling in a movie theatre than trying to pass the time in a cramped seat with hundreds of …

In-flight Entertainment

Nonfiction Book Review: How to Live in Space: Everything You Need to Know for the Not-So-Distant Future by Colin Stuart. Smithsonian, $17.95 ISBN 978-1-58834-638-4

How to Live in Space: Everything You Need to Know for the Not-So-Distant Future<p>Colin Stuart. Smithsonian, $17.95 ISBN 978-1-58834-638-4<p>The successful …

Book Reviews

St. Edward High School invites industry leaders to Lowe Institute of Innovation grand-opening

LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- St. Edward High School celebrated the grand opening of its brand-new $5.5 million Lowe Institute of Innovation last week with a …

Cleveland Clinic

FAA Bill Would Boost Commercial Space Spending

The budget of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA AST) would more than triple over the next five …

FAA

Fighter Jets, Safaris, Unusual Ways to Use Points

Cathay Pacific First Class? Boring. Flying the Etihad Apartment? Pedestrian. Try pulling 5 Gs in a fighter jet, or staring down a lioness on an …

Virgin Atlantic

This Week In Space: Japan's asteroid success, Delta II goes home, and another weird space drive

<b>SpaceFlightNow: Last Delta II heads for special place at Kennedy Space Center</b><p>After 30 years of providing a lift some of the most successful …

Defense Budgets

Virgin Hyperloop One Chooses the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as Site of Upcoming Global Promotional Film

Jeddah chosen as principal Mideast location for groundbreaking filming initiative by Virgin Hyperloop One

Saudi Arabia

Peace in Space: World Leaders to Discuss Peaceful Uses of the Cosmos at UN Event

NEW YORK — Next week, leaders in space from around the world will come together for Space2030: Space As a Driver for Peace, an event that will take …

World Peace

SpaceX’s Moon Trip Is the Ultimate Artist Residency

The proposed lunar voyage is the latest in a long tradition of dispatching creative thinkers to extreme environments.<p>If SpaceX’s latest ambitions become a reality, a spaceship carrying one Japanese billionaire and six to eight artists will blast off from Earth and head for a trip around the moon …

National Parks

Maids for sale in Singapore and a Japanese punk headed for space

Anger at move to end Muslim practice of triple talaq divorces in India India moved to end a Muslim practice in which men can divorce their wives by …

Asia

An Astronaut Could Wear This Watch: What IS Carbon Fiber And Why Do You Want It In Your Watch

G-SHOCK is advancing their G-STEEL line with a new carbon-bezeled, Bluetooth-connected superwatch.Check out An Astronaut Could Wear This Watch: What …

Carbon Fiber

Will Elevators to Outer Space Ever Get Off the Ground?

Researchers are working on lifts that would travel up a cable anchored above the Earth’s orbit, paving the way for extra-planetary travel<p>By<p>Colin Stuart<p>Gradually you accelerate upward, reaching a cruising speed of several hundred miles per hour. Your elevator car moves up a cable 100 million times …

Climbing

How SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic plan on taking you to space

Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson all want to send private citizens to space. Their respective companies, SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic are dedicated to making space travel and space tourism more accessible. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Narrator</b>: SpaceX, …

Space Travel

Meet the startups in the latest Alchemist class

Alchemist is the Valley’s premiere enterprise accelerator and every season they feature a group of promising startups. They are also trying something new this year: they’re putting a reserve button next to each company, allowing angels to express their interest in investing immediately. It’s a …

Startups

Can tourism propel space exploration to new heights?

Yusaku Maezawa wasn’t selected by any agencies for space travel. He made the choice to go himself.<p>“I choose to go to the moon,” the Japanese …

Space Travel

From Lucid to Tesla, Saudi Wealth Fund Goes on Spending Spree

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is set to have its busiest year for deals since the world’s biggest crude exporter ago embarked on plans to …

Saudi Arabia

How much did Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa pay to be SpaceX’s first tourist to the Moon?

Elon Musk won't tell. But here's what a flight beyond the surly bonds of Earth could cost<p>There are some things that money can’t buy. A ride around …

Yusaku Maezawa

Space Marines With Jetpacks!

This story originally appeared on March 22, 2015. In the early Space Age, everything seemed possible — no matter how crazy. Which is why, in the …

Military

Tonight: Watch SpaceX Announce Its First Passenger to the Moon

Tonight will be a big night for space tourism. SpaceX, the private spaceflight company spearheaded by Elon Musk, will reveal the identity of the …

Falcon Heavy

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, the first tourist SpaceX will fly to the Moon

On December 13, 1972, the commander of the Apollo 17 lunar mission, Eugene Cernan, took his final steps on the surface of the Moon as he climbed up …

Yusaku Maezawa

Musk Announces His First Space Tourist. The Future of Travel Is Here

The Soyuz TMA-16 launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sept. 30, 2009, carrying Expedition 21 Flight Engineer Jeffrey N. Williams, …

Space Station

SpaceX to Announce the First Tourist to Fly to the Moon

Wonder what Neil Armstrong thinks...<p>For two years, Elon Musk's SpaceX company has been working on a rocket to take people—regular people, you or me—to the moon, and then on to Mars. Originally called the Interplanetary Transport System, it's gone through a lot of changes over the years (it was …

BFR

Someone Invented Zero-gravity Champagne so Space Tourists Can Pop Bottles in Orbit

<i>This story originally featured on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>It is a sad truth that nothing can ruin a good champagne pop like zero gravity.<p>But, as space …

Champagne

Lost In (Sacred) Space: Will Brands Dare To Go Where No One Has Gone Before?

Way back in 2004, <i>The Onion</i> ran a “fake news” story headlined, “Coke-Sponsored Rover Finds Evidence Of Dasani On Mars.”<p>Is truth stranger than fiction? In 2018, NASA’s administrator has tasked a committee to look into selling naming rights to its spacecraft, or even for astronauts to endorse brands. …

Entrepreneurship

WATCH: Your child can now enter Google's Science Fair

CAPE TOWN - Google has announced that submissions to enter the Google Science Fair is now open until the 12th December 2018.The competition, which …

Cape Town

May the satellite industry live in interesting times

For years, one of the most important events for the established commercial space industry has been World Satellite Business Week in Paris, run by the …

Virgin Galactic

Elon Musk Just Revealed the Name of the Very First Moon Space Tourist (You Might Be Surprised Who It Is) | Inc.com

Ever since the three astronauts on the NASA Apollo 8 spacecraft became the first humans to be launched from the earth, orbit the moon, and returned safely home in 1968, we have dreamed about the time when everyday people would be able to do the same.<p>Today, Elon Musk and SpaceX -- the company that …

Space Tourism

SpaceX Reveals First Passenger for Flight Round Moon

Monday September 17, 2018<p>Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 2018-09-17T04:30:03.000Z<p>Foster Wong TOPLive Editor<p>Welcome to TOPLive. Elon Musk’s rocket …

Jeff Bezos

Morgan Stanley can't get clients to care but it thinks investing in space will be a very big deal

The space industry is dominated by private companies but one of the biggest banks on Wall Street is telling clients to pay attention to coming …

Morgan Stanley