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Branson's Virgin Galactic takes another step toward space tourism

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

Virgin Galactic advances space tourism with successful test

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

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Jeff Bezos Discusses Blue Origin And SpaceX [Video]Jeff Bezos Discusses Blue Origin And SpaceX

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos recently gave a private talk about his aerospace company Blue Origin. Business Insider report that he said he wants to use Blue Origin to help move heavy industry into..

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SpaceX Docks First Commercial Spaceship To Transport Astronauts [Video]SpaceX Docks First Commercial Spaceship To Transport Astronauts

SpaceX has become the first company to build and dock a commercial spaceship intended to transport people to the International Space Station. Business Insider reports Elon Musk's rocket company..

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SpaceX Will Send A Crash-Test Dummy Named 'Ripley' Into Space [Video]SpaceX Will Send A Crash-Test Dummy Named 'Ripley' Into Space

SpaceX has permission from NASA to launch a new commercial spaceship for astronauts. According to Business Insider the rocket will send 400 pounds of cargo and a crash-test dummy into space. The..

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SpaceX To Launch A New Spaceship for NASA On Saturday [Video]SpaceX To Launch A New Spaceship for NASA On Saturday

According to Business Insider, SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by tech mogul Elon Musk, was given approval by NASA on Friday for the inaugural launch of its new space capsule called Crew Dragon..

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Richard Branson Works To Promote Space Tourism With New Virgin Galactic Flight [Video]Richard Branson Works To Promote Space Tourism With New Virgin Galactic Flight

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 Branson’s company closer to its goal of suborbital..

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Virgin test flight blasts to edge of space [Video]Virgin test flight blasts to edge of space

A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger successfully for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard Branson’s company closer to its goal of..

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Elon Musk: SpaceX Ticket ToMars Will Cost Less Than $500K [Video]Elon Musk: SpaceX Ticket ToMars Will Cost Less Than $500K

Geek.com reports SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Sunday hinted at a sub-$500,000 ticket to the Red Planet. Prices are “very dependent on volume,” he wrote in a tweet. But Musk is “confident” that a..

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India to explore Space Tourism soon: ISRO chairman K Sivan

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman on Thursday said that India need to explore space tourism. 
Zee News - Published

Rajasthan: UDH to make 'space' for tourism projects

The proposal is aimed towards improving upon state government's score card on implementation of projects signed during the Resurgent Rajasthan in 2015.
DNA - Published

Space tourism: Elon Musk`s SpaceX to send first private passenger for a trip around the moon

After 46 long years, Elon Musk`s space transportation company is all set to sent the world`s first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle. 
Zee News - Published

Your flight to outer space could be just months away

Two companies are in the race to take passengers on space tourism and while neither has given a confirmed date yet, it could be as early as in 2019.
Zee News - Published

Amazon's Jeff Bezos plans to charge at least $200,000 for space rides - sources

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 •FirstpostIndiaTimes

Virgin Galactic aims to launch people into space in the future: Here's how

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

The rockets that are pushing the boundaries of space travel

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

Space tourists may not be prepared for trip beyond Earth, according to a NASA astronaut

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

Why NASA sent human sperm to space

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

Can we live in space?

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

ISRO seeks to rope in pvt sector

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

Amazon’s Blue Origin plans to take tourists to space by April 2019

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

Astronauts will soon be able to bake bread on the International Space Station

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

China, Europe plan to build the first-ever 'Moon Village'

The "village" could serve as both a launching pad for deep space missions as well as an area for space tourism or lunar mining.
DNA - Published

Isro chief lauds space tourism enterprises

*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

Here's how India may meet its energy needs by 2030, thanks to the Moon

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

Virgin Galactic spaceship’s space tourism now closer to reality

*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

Jeff Bezos unveils massive reusable rocket that could launch by the end of the decade

jeff bezos unveils massive reusable rocket that could launch by the end of the decade
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

Virgin Galactic takes to the skies two years after fatal accident

Virgin Galactic's spacecraft is to open the floodgates to space tourism.
DNA - Published

Microsoft's co-founder Paul Allen to debut world's biggest plane

A space launch company bankrolled by Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen intends to compete with space entrepreneurs and industry stalwarts by launching satellites into orbit from the world's biggest..
DNA - Published

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