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.
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Spaceport America will play host to a number of aerospace companies, including Virgin Galatic and Lockheed Martin.
Virgin Galatic's 'SpaceShipTwo' successfully completed a glide test over the California desert on Wednesday.
Virgin Galactic gave its spacecraft a first test flight Sunday. It glided to a perfect landing from an elevation of 45,000 feet. Virgin Galactic hopes to start flights for tourists within 18 months.
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.
Moonbase Alpha has players working together to restore oxygen flow and critical systems on a virtual lunar base after a meteor strike.
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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.
Goldman Sachs' bonus pool was announced Thursday, with an average payout of $500,000. After taxes, what could that buy?