Aug 23

Virgin Galactic

We are a part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, and with our sister companies – The Spaceship Company and Virgin Orbit – we are developing and operating a new generation of space vehicles to open space for everyone.We are comprised of hundreds of dedicated and passionate professionals, united in creating the world’s first commercial […]

Aug 23

Boeing In Space

A Legacy of InnovationThroughout the last 50 years, Boeing and its heritage companies have been integral in every major endeavor to escape Earth’s gravity. From the first Mercury capsule, to the current International Space Station, and beyond to the Space Launch System, Boeing has and will take humans and technology farther than they’ve ever been. 

Aug 23

Blue Origin

Blue Origin, LLC is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company headquartered in Kent, Washington. Founded in 2000 by Jeff Bezos, the company is developing technologies to enable private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability. Blue Origin is employing an incremental approach from suborbital to orbital […]

Aug 23

SpaceX – Space Exploration Technologies

SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets. Making History SpaceX has gained worldwide attention for a series of historic milestones. It is the only private company capable of returning a spacecraft […]

Aug 23

Returning Human Spaceflight to the US

NASA Commercial Crew: Partnering with American IndustryNASA’s Commercial Crew Program is partnering with American industry to return human spaceflight to the United States. NASA is working to turn over low-Earth orbit astronaut transportation to commercial companies, Boeing and SpaceX, allowing the agency to fully utilize the International Space Station – our tested for deep space […]

Aug 20

Space Tourism Defined

STS defines Space Tourism as: Earth orbit and suborbital experiences Beyond Earth orbit (such as Lunar and Mars) experiences Earth-based simulations, tours, and entertainment experiences Cyberspace tourism experiences