Space cadettes: Two women prepare for blast-off

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Two women share a life-long love of space. So much so that they made life-altering decisions to make their dreams of space travel a reality. Their stories collide as they prepare to take the giant leap.

$5K gets you zero-G

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Virgin Galactic space tourists are getting their space legs with a five-hour zero-G experience. But it’s not just for wannabe astronauts – there are also weightlessness weddings happening up there – if you’re looking for an out-of-this-world way to say ‘I Do.’

Space madness: Another milestone for space tourism

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

TweetIt’s been a while since I’ve updated Virgin Galactic’s space tourism endeavors. Much has happened, and today a great milestone was announced. But If you’re just joining me, you’ll need a bit of background. Start here, then here, next here, and finally here, and you’ll be caught up. While the target date for getting space […]

The sky is no longer the limit

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Join the queue to be one of the first Galactic astronauts to take a three-day trip into space aboard Richard Branson’s spaceliner, the VSS Enterprise.

One giant leap for space tourism

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

TweetHuge news for pending space tourists: Virgin Galactic’s planned space flights took another step toward reality last week, flying with a crew aboard! This story piqued my curiosity last December in Space available, followed by the mothership update. I’ve been curiously watching Virgin Galactic’s trajectory for its space tourism program. Last week, on 16 july […]

The mothership has landed

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

TweetIn December, the curious g blogged about Virgin Galactic’s space packages in Space available (it’s still booking). The program took another leap forward today. Virgin Galactic announced that its commercial manned spaceship, VSS Enterprise, successfully completed its first “captive carry” test flight this morning. The spaceship lifted off at 07:05 am (PST) from Mojave Air […]