The RAF has set a new Guinness record for the world’s first successful flight using only synthetic fuel.
People with different types of disabilities tested their skills and technologies on a research flight with the goal of proving that they can safely go to space.
Virgin Galactic has postponed its next test flight due to safety concerns regarding the “strength margins” of materials used in the rocket plane.
It’s only the edge of space, but the man who played the “Star Trek” captain is heading there with three other people for Blue Origin’s second flight with passengers.
Barbie is partnering with the European Space Agency and it’s only European female astronaut in an effort to inspire young girls to pursue careers in space and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
A crew of everypersons showed what space tourism could become in the future.
Professional and amateur astronauts go through very similar training exercises.
The launch could occur as early as 8:02 p.m. But the action will begin hours before that.
A flight from New Orleans to Seattle was evacuated after a passenger’s mobile phone caught fire inside the cabin.
Jörg Neumann, the head of the Microsoft Flight Simulator franchise, has told Sky News he hopes his game will attract more young people to the aviation industry.
The European Union is pushing for clarity from Google about how the company processes flight and hotel searches.
Boeing is to attempt the second uncrewed test flight of its new Starliner capsule to the International Space Station as it bids for more NASA contracts.
The Dutch teenager who became the world’s youngest space traveler this week surprised billionaire Jeff Bezos on the flight by telling him he’d never ordered anything on Amazon. Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old physics student, accompanied Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos and 82-year-old female aviator Wally Funk – the oldest person to go to space -…
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced plans to donate $100 million each to chef José Andrés and TV analyst Van Jones.
Here’s what you need to know about the first Blue Origin New Shepard rocket flight with passengers on board.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos made history Tuesday with the first all-civilian suborbital flight into space.
The Amazon founder’s spaceflight company will carry people to space for the first time on Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has said he is “ready”, not nervous, for his flight to the edge of space.
Jeff Bezos will attempt to fly to space on July 20. If successful, Bezos and Blue Origin will make history with the first unpiloted suborbital flight with a civilian crew.
The entrepreneur earned his astronaut wings Sunday after the historic flight to the edge of space with a full crew aboard a rocket-powered vehicle developed by his space tourism company, Virgin Galactic.
There was at least one Englishman with something to celebrate on Sunday night.
Sir Richard Branson flies to nearly 90km above the Earth in his Virgin Galactic rocket plane.
Along with Mr. Branson, three crew and two pilots are aboard the Unity.
The Virgin Galactic space plane will lift off from New Mexico on Sunday morning as billionaire entrepreneurs race to make spaceflight seem unexceptional.
Sir Richard Branson’s private space tourism company will launch its first flight carrying the billionaire, two pilots, and three mission specialists to the fringes of space.
The V.S.S. Unity will lift off from New Mexico on Sunday morning as billionaire entrepreneurs race to make spaceflight unexceptional.
Richard Branson will attempt to fly to space aboard Virgin Galactic’s rocket-powered vehicle, while also trying to beat Jeff Bezos to the milestone.
Flying car is a term that’s thrown around a lot lately, but often applied to quadrocopters that aren’t designed to be driven on the road. There are a few legitimate “roadable aircraft” out there, however, and one prototype has just completed its first intercity test flight. The Klein Vision AirCar is a Slovakian-designed two-passenger vehicle with four…
The new experience is a wonderful and complex mix of creativity and technology, BBC’s LJ Rich says.
The Amazon founder and his brother also plan to take the July 20 trip.
The bidding battle for a seat on Jeff Bezos’ spacecraft has reached new heights. Pre-auction bidding for a slot on Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ July 20 Blue Origin flight closed Thursday at nearly $5 million, according to the space company’s website. The live auction for the seat launches this Saturday at 12:45…
Ingenuity has flown almost flawlessly through the red planet’s thin air and will now assist the science mission of the Perseverance rover.
The previous four test flights ended in fiery explosions. Success came on the 60th anniversary of the flight of first American in space, Alan Shepard.
SpaceX has finally nailed a test flight of the rocket ship that tech billionaire Elon Musk wants to use to send people to Mars.
NASA experts discussed a new era in space exploration Monday following the success of space flights by the Ingenuity Mars helicopter.
Blue Origin has teased space tourism for years. Its first flight with people on board launches July 20.
Jeff Bezos’ rocket company, Blue Origin, announced that the first flight aboard its New Shepard rocket will take place in July and one seat will be auctioned off.
The plane, a behemoth with a wingspan of 385 feet named Roc, reached a maximum altitude of 14,000 feet.
Ingenuity made a 328-foot round-trip journey, helping to demonstrate the capability of the vehicle’s navigation system.