Topic: Robert Bigelow
Two Russian companies have announced plans to collaborate on constructing a commercial space station, creating a second destination in low-Earth orbit.
Space shuttle: As NASA's vaunted shuttle program comes to a close, Boeing is working on a space capsule that will ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.
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.