David Mackay will be flying tourists in to space on Virgin's sub-orbital space flights within two years.
As NASA's shuttle program ends other countries are moving forward with their own spaceflight plans.
Space shuttle Atlantis has launched successfully from Cape Canaveral for the very last time.
After 30 years of space shuttle launches next month will see the end of an era for manned space flight.
US company plans to offer space flight tours including a breathtaking trip around the moon.
At the end of a 27 year program, Discovery's first pilot recalls his harrowing first experiences.
Air traffic controllers in Yakutsk claim to have been buzzed by a UFO and contacted by its occupants.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has succeeded in its first solo glide flight at 45,000 feet.
Boeing has announced that it intends to enter the space tourism industry with flights as early as 2015.
These giant, flightless birds that roamed South America 50 million years ago would have been fearsome predators.
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space tourism flights could launch from an RAF base in Scotland.
The X-51A Waverider has set a new hypersonic flight time record at six times the speed of sound.
The date for the last ever Space Shuttle flight has been pushed back to November, officials have said.
In a major step towards the dream of commercial spaceflight SpaceShip Two's maiden test flight was a total success.
New evidence suggests that early feathered dinosaurs would have taken to flight from trees rather than from the ground.
The UK is to set up a dedicated space agency to help direct policies pertaining to space flight, research and technology...
New research has suggested that ancient birds may have lost their teeth to lose enough weight to help them fly. The 150 ...
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic are preparing their sub-orbital space plane SpaceShipTwo for test flights in the hope ...
The giant man-eating "Haast's Eagle" of New Zealand really did exist according to new research, it would have weighed up...
Boeing has announced an in-flight test firing of its new aeroplane mounted raygun-cannon protype, the Advanced Tactical ...