(NEW YORK) -- Richard Branson announced Thursday he will be joining the crew of his next spaceflight with Virgin Galactic, besting fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos to space. The first fully crewed spaceflight for SpaceShipTwo Unity will take place July 11, pending weather and technical checks. Branson, 70,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Wally Funk, a pioneering female pilot who dreamed of being an astronaut in the 1960s, will fly to space later this month with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on the first crewed flight for his space-faring firm Blue Origin. The flight will fulfill... Read More.
BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (ORLANDO) -- The astronauts who are set to launch into orbit later this week in SpaceX's second crewed mission have arrived at the Kennedy Space Center and are in their last days of preparation ahead of Saturday's big... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(ORLANDO) -- In just a few weeks, NASA and SpaceX are set to launch a diverse crew of astronauts to the International Space Station as part of the Crew Dragon spacecraft's first operational flight.The... Read More.