commercial spaceflight

Virgin Galactic Is Finally Back In The Sky

Virgin Galactic Is Finally Back In The Sky

Over the weekend, with the large grin of Richard Branson to see it off, Virgin Galactic’s second SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, completed its first free flight over the Mojave Desert.

SpaceX And Boeing Are Getting A Parking Spot On The ISS

SpaceX And Boeing Are Getting A Parking Spot On The ISS

Late next year, if all goes to plan, SpaceX and Boeing will begin sending American astronauts up to the International Space Station, ending Russia’s monopoly on the ticket to orbit. In anticipation of the new space taxis, NASA is now building its commercial partners a parking spot.