British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, becoming the first space tourism firm to tap public markets for funding. Reuters India - Published
Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, plans to go public as part of a deal with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created by Social Capital LP Chief Executive Officer.. Reuters India - Published
By Elizabeth Culliford MOJAVE, Calif. (Reuters) - A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
A Virgin Galactic rocket plane blasted to the edge of space on Thursday and returned safely to the California desert, capping off years of difficult testing to become the first U.S. commercial human.. Reuters India - Published
Jeff Bezos' rocket company plans to charge passengers about $200,000 (151,280 pounds) to $300,000 for its first trips into space next year, two people familiar with its plans told Reuters.
Potential.. DNA - Published Also reported by •Firstpost •IndiaTimes
US space tourism venture Virgin Galactic has formed new partnerships with Italy's biggest aerospace companies, Altec and Sitael, to someday launch passengers into space. DNA - Published Also reported by •Sify
Friday morning at 5:42 am (0942 GMT), a rocket owned by the US company SpaceX will blast off from Florida carrying two and a half tons of gear from NASA, only to dock three days later and 250 miles.. DNA - Published
People who sign up with space tourism companies for a trip beyond the Earth may be unprepared for the rigours of spaceflight, according to a NASA astronaut. To date, only the Russian Space Agency,.. DNA - Published
With talk of space tourism and even trips to Mars, NASA has launched human sperm to the International Space Station (ISS) to test what happens when it gets exposed to zero-gravity environment. Zee News - Published
A newly created Space Colony Research centre led by Japan's first female astronaut is bringing cutting-edge technology to bear on one of mankind's greatest questions: Can we live in space?
Tucked.. DNA - Published
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) aims to undertake 60-70 satellite vehicle launch programmes in the next five years including PSLV launches by private operators in order to make up the.. Deccan Herald - Published
Blue Origin, a commercial space company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, plans to launch humans into space within the next 18 months, CEO of the space firm Bob Smith said. These people Blue Origin.. BGR India - Published
Scientists are developing a new process of baking crumb-free bread in space that will allow astronauts to enjoy fresh sandwiches aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Bread, although a staple.. DNA - Published
*A S Kiran Kumar, the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), has lauded private companies for taking space technology to greater heights.*
Private companies have boosted space.. Deccan Herald - Published
The Sun has always been a source of energy for the world. But an untapped source of power may soon be able to meet all of India’s energy requirements. And that’s the Moon.
Sivathanu Pillai, a.. DNA - Published
*Washington, Sept. 7 (ANI): A Virgin Galactic spaceship that was meant to take tourists for space travel blasted through the sound barrier during its latest supersonic test flight, on Thursday.* ANI News - Published
Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a new rocket that will be used for space tourism. The 'New Glenn' is larger than SpaceX's Heavy rocket, is reusable and will fly by the end of the decade. MailOnline India - Published