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Remember Sunita Williams, Indian-origin astronaut who made history by going to space twice? She is all set to fly to space for the third time!

Wiliams will be tasked with conducting a series of tests to ensure the Starliner meets NASA's strin…

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Bette Nash, who held the Guinness World Record for the longest-serving flight attendant, dies at 88

Nash got her first job as a flight attendant with Eastern Airlines in 1957, when Dwight D. Eisenhow…

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Sunita Williams flies to ISS on NASA's Boeing Starliner tonight; 3rd time in space for Indian-origin astronaut

"I'm very proud of the teams who have worked really hard the last two and a half weeks to prepare f…

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NASA is back on the moon with the first commercial lunar landing ever

Intuitive Machines' Odysseus lander is the first US spacecraft to land on the moon in more than 50 …

Ellyn Lapointe,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is about to fly people to space for the first time in 2 years. Here's why it took so long.

Jeff Bezos's space company Blue Origin hasn't launched a crew in nearly 2 years and that delay may …

Jessica Orwig   


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Virgin Galactic surges 47% as Richard Branson's space tourism company preps first commercial flight

After years of delays, Virgin Galactic said the first flight will take place on June 27, with anoth…

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Luxury space-tourism company shows off its capsule designed to float to the edge of space with a massive balloon

Space Perspective's new pressurized Neptune capsule is designed to take passengers on a six-hour tr…

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Biden wants a space tax on companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin that launch in the US

His budget proposal suggests rewriting the aviation excise tax structure so space companies pay the…

Marianne Guenot   


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Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is under fire for offering $450,000 commercial space flights just a week after the Titan submersible tragedy

"Someone is seriously trying to decrease that 1% population," a social-media user commented about t…

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Starship's 3rd-launch success: Rocket finally soared to space without blowing up, but SpaceX lost it on reentry

SpaceX's Starship rocket successfully reached space on its third launch attempt, but it lost commun…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Marianne Guenot,Ellyn Lapointe   


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Chartered flight requests rise in Ayodhya for Pran Pratishtha event

The newly inaugurated Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham (MVIAA) has already rece…

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Watch Boeing launch its Starliner spaceship for NASA on a do-over flight to the International Space Station

NASA needs Boeing's Starliner spaceship to transport astronauts, but first the company has to fly i…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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ISRO lines up an LVM3, six PSLV, three GSLV launches in 2024

ISRO has lined up six missions of PSLV, three GSLV launches and one commercial mission of Launch Ve…

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William Shatner revealed that Blue Origin won't allow its astronauts to sell anything they take into space

Soon-to-be astronaut William Shatner told CNN's Anderson Cooper that travelers can keep mementos th…

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NASA plans to spend up to $400 million on commercial space stations. It's evaluating about a dozen proposals from companies.

NASA expects to retire the International Space Station by the end of the decade. The agency is turn…

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If a space tourism flight goes horribly wrong, it could be even harder to rescue passengers than the Titan sub disaster

As more companies are sending tourists into space, the Titan submersible disaster highlights the ch…

Kelsey Vlamis   


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Virgin Galactic is selling tickets to space for $450,000 as it plans more commercial flights this year

The space tourism tickets will cost a total of $450,000 for the 90-minute flight, including an init…

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Virgin Galactic plummets 19% after delaying commercial spaceflight to the end of 2022

The space tourism company will begin improving its spacecraft, a process that will take eight to 10…

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ISRO enters into commercial launch market by placing 36 'OneWeb' satellites into orbit

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)In a historic maiden commercial flight, an Indian heavy-lift rocket GSL…

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During Richard Branson's spaceflight, Virgin Galactic's rocket plane blared a red warning light and flew out of its clearance zone

The New Yorker reported that the spaceship's short venture out of bounds triggered an investigation…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen