Private spaceflight

Dec 18, 2007 - 6:19 AM
When aerospace designer Burt Rutan rolled out his manned suborbital spaceflight program and its centerpiece, SpaceShipOne (SS1), from its Mojave, Calif., h
Dec 7, 2007 - 5:40 AM
Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta told a group of space-travel enthusiasts last month that the DOT/ FAA will be ready to issue permits for commercial
Jul 25, 2007 - 5:19 AM
Based on the success of the <i>SpaceShipOne</i> (SS1) suborbital craft’s ascent on June 21 (<i><b>AIN</b></i>, <i>July, page 2</i>)–becoming the first priv
Apr 2, 2007 - 7:03 AM
Mojave, Calif., is a unique place.
Mar 27, 2007 - 7:20 AM
For many years, companies such as Space Expeditions, Space Adventures and even some airlines have been seriously talking about lofting paying passengers in
Jan 30, 2007 - 11:08 AM
A relaxed regulatory environment and increasing development in the fledgling space tourism industry may lead to opportunities for privately owned passenger
Oct 19, 2006 - 5:43 AM
<br />The <i>Airline Pilots Association</i> awarded its 2004 Air Safety Award to <b>Robert Sumwalt</b>, a retired US Airways captain.
Oct 16, 2006 - 12:31 PM
In the race for space tourism dollars, Oklahoma-based Rocketplane is vying for a head start by refurbishing hardy Learjet 25 airframes as the platforms for
Oct 12, 2006 - 9:36 AM
Two teams, one American and one Canadian, are poised to capture the Ansari X Prize by mid-October, having announced initial launch dates of their privately