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Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashes in desert during test, at least one dead

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashes in desert during test, at least one dead

By 31 October 2014

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has crashed in a California desert, killing at least one person and seriously injuring another, according to the California Highway Patrol. Virgin Galactic has confirmed the craft was doing a manned test when it suffered... >>

New Land Rover Discovery Sport comes with chance to win a flight to space on Virgin Galactic

New Land Rover Discovery Sport comes with chance to win a flight to space on Virgin Galactic

By 3 September 2014

Land Rover has announced the launch of its new Discovery Sport. Along with it will be the world's first competition for a group to win a trip to space on Virgin Galactic. Despite being an SUV, the Land Rover Discovery Sport is also compact. It manages... >>

Trips to space possible from the UK in four years, launch pad sites announced

Trips to space possible from the UK in four years, launch pad sites announced

By 14 July 2014

Britain is aiming to be one of the first countries in the world to offer space travel for tourists as it announced spaceport sites. The US is currently the only place that offers commercial spaceports. The UK spaceports should be built and ready for... >>

FAA deal allows Virgin Galactic to finally launch commercial spaceflights

FAA deal allows Virgin Galactic to finally launch commercial spaceflights

By 30 May 2014

Virgin Galactic is now clear to take off into suborbital space with human space tourists, thanks to a green-light from the US Federal Aviation Administration. Virgin Galactic is an American-based, British-owned commercial spaceflight company that Sir... >>

Hottest gadgets for 2014

Hottest gadgets for 2014

By 31 December 2013

The new year is almost upon us and with it comes a cyborg’s suitcase full of the gadgets vying for your body.  It’s the year of wearables, but that doesn’t mean smart homes, 4K TV, games, tablets, cars or laptops are not going to amaze. Here are... >>

A Bitcoin gadget geek buying guide

A Bitcoin gadget geek buying guide

By 24 December 2013

Bitcoin, the online currency, has been getting a lot of attention lately. And with that attention has come more users. As the currency gains popularity more companies are starting to accept it as a form of payment. Just the other day a Tesla Model S was... >>

Virgin Galactic now lets you use Bitcoin to pay for flights into space

Virgin Galactic now lets you use Bitcoin to pay for flights into space

By 22 November 2013

Virgin wants you to pay for your next Virgin Galactic flight into space with a futuristic, virtual currency known as Bitcoin. Bitcoin was worth less than than $10 just two years ago, and now its value has reached $900. A US Senate committee hearing even... >>

You'll be able to watch Virgin Galactic's first commercial space flight on TV

You'll be able to watch Virgin Galactic's first commercial space flight on TV

By 11 November 2013

When the first commercial flight into space takes place on Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise, the whole event can be enjoyed by everyone as NBC secures the rights to air it. The flight, scheduled to take place in August, will be part of a three-hour... >>

Space Travel: A beginner's guide to becoming an astronaut

Space Travel: A beginner's guide to becoming an astronaut

By 1 February 2013

It's a phrase we never really imagined ourselves writing, but these days you are spoilt for choice when it comes to travelling into space. Virgin Galactic is doing its thing, Lynx Space Academy has got involved and even the International Space Station... >>

Space tourism a reality: Excalibur Almaz spacecraft pictures and hands-on

Space tourism a reality: Excalibur Almaz spacecraft pictures and hands-on

By 19 June 2012

Space has been a theme that's enthralled so many for decades - from sci-fi TV shows, to the  US Moon landing, and more recently tests of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic "glider" that’s due to send paying customers into space in by 2015. Now there's... >>