Topic: Armadillo Aerospace
An SUV-sized lunar lander had barely gotten off the ground when a hardware failure sent it toppling to the ground, where it then proceeded to explode. Nobody was hurt.
Spaceport America will play host to a number of aerospace companies, including Virgin Galatic and Lockheed Martin.
If you've got an adventurous spirit and a fat bank balance, these out-of-this-world holidays are for you.
Under NASA's new space plan, commercial spacecraft and services have a larger role than before.