ARTICLES RELATING TO SPACE TRAVEL

Too poor for Virgin Galactic? There's another option

2014-06-25 14:51

Ever dreamed of going to space, but simply don't have millions to shell out on Virgin Galactic? Well, there is a (slightly) cheaper option.

Virgin Galactic spaceship makes third test flight

2014-01-13 10:00

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot spacecraft aiming to make the world's first commercial suborbital spaceflights later this year, conducted its third rocket-powered test flight.

Helmet leak ends spacewalk

2013-07-17 08:52

NASA aborts spacewalk after dangerous water leak in helmet drenches Italian astronaut.

Virgin appoints SA space flight agent

2012-05-02 15:57

The first accredited agent to sell space flights in South Africa has been appointed, says Virgin Galactic.

Astronauts getting time off in space

2011-07-14 17:04

After a hectic week in orbit, the astronauts on Nasa's last space shuttle flight have got some time off to savour their historic experience.

Atlantis blasts off on historic flight

2011-07-08 18:03

Space shuttle Atlantis has thundered off its seaside launchpad , rising atop a tower of smoke and flames as it left Earth on the final flight of the US space shuttle programme.

China selects female astronauts

2010-03-10 13:42

China has selected its first female astronauts to undertake future missions to space, says state media.

Germany wants 2015 moon trip

2009-08-12 12:45

Germany should try to launch an unmanned mission to the moon by around 2015, the government official in charge of aerospace matters said.

 

Most extreme travel selfie ever?

2014-04-24 09:15

If you've ever done a solo trip, you will know the value in being able to take a good selfie. But, we bet, your selfies could never quite live up to this one.

Florida space centre home to secret spacecraft

2014-01-04 14:27

Kennedy Space Center will be the testing site for a top-secret Air Force space plane.

Space travel can accelerate Alzheimer's

2013-01-01 10:30

Long journeys into deep space could expose astronauts to levels of cosmic radiation harmful to the brain and accelerate Alzheimer's disease, research says.

Nasa plans to buy rides for astronauts

2011-09-21 11:26

Nasa plans to spend $1.6bn over the next two years bolstering industry efforts to develop space taxis, officials say.

End of an era as Atlantis blasts off

2011-07-08 22:14

Atlantis has blazed a path into history as it rocketed off the launch pad for a final time, marking the last-ever liftoff of the 30-year-old American space shuttle programme.

Unmanned spacecraft returns to Earth

2010-12-04 18:18

The US Air Force's secrecy-shrouded X-37B unmanned spaceplane returned to Earth after more than seven months in orbit on a classified mission.

'First clown in space' all set

2009-09-02 21:33

The Canadian billionaire who founded Cirque du Soleil wants to turn cosmonauts into clowns when he blasts into space this month.

Space project 'not too pricey'

2009-07-30 18:14

Engineers designing Nasa's next moon rocket have denied that the human space flight programme dubbed "Constellation" is too expensive, too risky and would unnecessarily delay man's return to space.

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