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2012-10-24 11:54:14

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has received funding from NASA to build a miniature, portable solar observatory for developing and testing innovative instrumentation in suborbital flight.

British Singer Sarah Brightman To Visit International Space Station
2012-10-11 07:58:32

One of Britain’s most beloved sopranos, Sarah Brightman, is making plans to fly to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2013.

2012-09-27 23:04:22

Bye Bye Birdees contracts with Space Expedition for the first commercial daily Suborbital Flights beginning 2014. Benicia, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012

Build A Spaceport, Wait For Reward
2012-09-23 16:19:30

In the 1989 film classic, Field of Dreams, Ray Kinsella is told, "If you build it, they will come." The developers of Spaceport America have been depending on that idea. So far, it isn't working out.

Virgin Airlines To Give Space Ride To Most Frequent Flier
2012-08-30 05:59:08

Many businesses and companies have some sort of reward program for frequenting customers. Virgin Airlines is running a clever little contest rewarding the traveler who racks up enough miles on Virgin flights during the next 12 months a free trip to outer space.

Suborbital Spaceflight Company Announces Plan To Move Flight Center To Kennedy Space Center
2012-08-24 11:21:49

Suborbital commercial spaceflight company XCOR Aerospace will be setting up shop far from its founding grounds of Mojave, California.

Commercial Human Spaceflight Is Looking To Be Big Business
2012-08-02 08:57:02

Growing demand for commercial spaceflight could turn a young market into a $1.6 billion industry within ten years, according to a new jointly-funded study.


Latest Space tourism Reference Libraries

Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

Owen Garriott
2012-10-02 10:26:07

Owen Garriott is a former United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He was born Owen Kay Garriott on November 22, 1930 in Enid, Oklahoma. In 1948 he graduated from Enid High School and then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1953. He subsequently joined the United States Navy and worked his way to the role of officer. However, just three years later Garriott decided to leave the Navy to pursue a higher...

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