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Virgin's test space craft crashes, pilot killed
The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo rocket explodes in mid-air during a test flight above the Mojave Desert in California. Photograph: Kenneth Brown/Reuters One pilot died and another suffered a......
Stephen Hawking plans a space journey
The world's best-known scientist Stephen Hawking is planning a space flight. "This year I'm planning a zero-gravity flight and to go into space in 2009," Hawking, who celebrates his 65th birthday......
IMAGES: The place where space tourism dreams turn real
Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Virgin Galactic The recent crash of the Virgin Galactic’s space plane raised many questions on the future of space tourism. This, however, did not deter the......
Will Virgin Galactic's crash end space tourism?
The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic’s first spaceship, but aspiring space......
On board Richard Branson's SpaceShipTwo
Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, announced "LauncherOne", a new air-launched rocket specifically designed to deliver small satellites into orbit. Click NEXT to read...
For Indians, space is the limit now
About a 100 years ago, people would have been making fun of whoever suggested flying from New York to Paris. At a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday, some journalists could be seen talking......
Travel in space @ $200K
A lot has changed since the first man ventured into space in 1961: Pluto is no longer a planet, space tourism is slowly becoming a reality, and NASA just announced it's reviving its mission to......
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