Big Falcon Rocket

SpaceX sending first space tourist to the Moon

Image by SpaceX In February of 2017 SpaceX announced they would send two individuals on a lunar mission. They would fly on board of the Falcon Heavy to the Moon and back. This was scheduled to happen in 2018. Things got quiet after that. Until this month. Out of nowhere SpaceX published a link to

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New Shepard

First test flight of 2018 for Blue Origin

New Shepard 3 before the launch Back in December we reported on Blue Origin testing their newest New Shepard rocket for the very first time. Today we saw that same rocket, New Shepard 3, being tested for the second time. It was their 8th test overall. On April 27 Blue Origin’s CEO Jeff Bezos tweeted

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Feather flight

First feather flight for Virgin Galactic

Image by Virgin Galactic Back in December we saw Virgin Galactic make their first successful glide flight when the VSS Unity glided down from 50,000 feet above the Mojave Desert. In the morning of May 1st we saw another first for Richard Branson’s space tourism company Virgin Galactic. The mothership WhiteKnightTwo left from Mojave Air

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Falcon Heavy

The Moon and space tourism: A brief history

With Elon Musk announcing last month that his company SpaceX will fly two private citizens to the Moon and back, a whole new chapter opens up for lunar space tourism. Sure you can experience what’s it like to be weightless during a zero gravity flight. Maybe even fly to actual space, in a couple of

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World View Experience

What to expect from space tourism in 2017

Image by Virgin Galactic Last year was not a bad year for space tourism, with Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity making its first successful glide flight and Blue Origin’s reusable rocket New Shepard making a couple more trips. Luckily 2017 however is looking to make a much bigger impact. And it’s about time. Virgin Galactic will

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