Virgin Galactic was 'too pushy' with space ferry's commercial launch timeline: Report
Virgin Galactic was 'too pushy' with space ferry's commercial launch timeline: Report

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson was reportedly too pushy when it came to announcing the space ferry's commercial launch timeline.

SpaceShipTwo crash: Richard Branson remains confident, says he will be first space passenger
SpaceShipTwo crash: Richard Branson remains confident, says he will be first space passenger

British Billionaire and Virgin Galactic chief Sir Richard Branson remains confident and says that he will be the first passenger on his company's first flight to the space, despite the crash of his SpaceShipTwo during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert few days ago, reports suggest.

Wearable health devices key for safe space tourism

At a time when several firms are developing spacecrafts to take ordinary citizens on short trips into space, scientists have outlined the risks and challenges involved in human commercial spaceflights.

Space and underwater tourism to become reality in 2024
Space and underwater tourism to become reality in 2024

space and underwater travel. After gazing into their crystal balls, a group of futurologists and industry experts have issued a slew of prophecies in the final installment of a Skyscanner report that aims to paint a portrait of travel in the year 2024.

Young DJ set to be first black African in space

No one in Mandla Maseko`s family has ever stepped outside South Africa, but the young township DJ is set to rocket into space next year.

Virgin`s SpaceShipTwo covers `record` 13.5 miles at speed of Mach 1.4

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic blasted its SpaceShipTwo reusable space vehicle nearly 13.5 miles into the air, and reached a speed of Mach 1.4 on Friday.

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo completes test flight

Virgin Galactic`s space tourism vehicle, SpaceShipTwo, recorded a new high Friday on its third rocket-powered supersonic test flight.

Space tourism is around the corner, at least for the rich

For a growing number of thrill-seeking travelers, the deep void of outer space is among the most appealing destinations imaginable, in part because of its inaccessibility.

Space tourism won`t hurt environment: Richard Branson

Richard Branson has said that his firm Virgin Galactic`s rocket-powered space tourism flights will have only a minor impact on the climate change.

Space tourism won`t hurt environment, says Branson

Richard Branson has said that his firm Virgin Galactic`s rocket-powered space tourism flights will have only a minor impact on the climate change.

Dennis Tito proposes to send married couple around Mars

A tycoon and space experts have announced an audacious plan to send a married couple around Mars in 2018.

`US space tourism set for takeoff by 2014`

The Obama administration is preparing for a space tourism industry that is expected to be worth $1 billion in 10 years.

Space tourism will worsen climate change

A decade of commercial space flight would have a devastating impact on climate change.

Space tourism to speed up climate change

Soot from commercial space flight will change global temperatures, researchers have warned.

Fly cheap to space on a Virgin!

Richard Branson unveiled a commercial spaceliner offering tourists a cheaper chance to visit space.

Space tourism yet to fly, 5 years since 1st flight

When a private spaceship soared over California to claim a $10 million prize, daredevil venture capitalist Alan Walton was 68 and thought he`d soon be on a rocket ride of his own.

Space tourism port to be sited in Abu Dhabi

Tourists will be able to journey to outer space via Abu Dhabi as part of a deal by a local investment group to take a stake in the world`s first commercial space travel operator, the two companies said on Tuesday.