Billionaire adventurer Sir Richard Branson poses in front of his latest business venture, Virgin Oceanic Expeditions, a deep sea submarine in which he and others plan to take solo piloted expeditions to the deepest point in each of the world's five oceans, in Newport Beach, Calif., on April 5. The first sub is almost 18 feet long and reaches depths of about 37,000 feet.
Virgin Galatic's 'SpaceShipTwo' successfully completed a glide test over the California desert on Wednesday.
Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo spacecraft, the VSS Enterprise, could make its first drop flights over California's Mojave Desert for glide and landing tests this fall, says the company.
Private spaceflight is entering a new era with the first test launch of the new Falcon 9 rocket Friday. Here are six companies vying to build a vessel that will carry civilians into space.
The new plane from Icon Aircraft will set you back a cool quarter of a million dollars.
American space research returns to its original launching pad in Huntsville, Ala.