Category: Space Travel

SpaceX reaches for milestone in spaceflight – a private company launches astronauts into orbit

On May 27, two American astronauts, Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley, are planning to launch from the Kennedy Space Center on a mission to the International Space Station. By Wendy Whitman Cobb, Professor of Strategy and Security Studies, US Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies If successful, this will mark the ...

How SpaceX lowered costs and reduced barriers to space

SpaceX launched its first test of an unmanned Dragon vehicle today, which is designed to carry humans into low Earth orbit and to the International Space Station. If the test is successful, later this year, SpaceX plans to launch American astronauts from United States soil for the first time since 2011. While a major milestone ...

Ready for Space Travel? $10,000 Lunar Vacations Will Be Possible in 10 Years

A private space flight company by the name Moon Express has announced that having a vacation in the moon will soon become a reality, but one must first have $10,000 to spare. According to the report from Tech Times, Moon Express is the first non-government organization that has been given permission by the U.S. government ...

A decade of commercial space travel – what’s next?

Assistant Professor of Management Science, University of South Carolina, and first published on theconversation.com. In many industries, a decade is barely enough time to cause dramatic change unless something disruptive comes along – a new technology, business model or service design. The space industry has recently been enjoying all three. But 10 years ago, none ...