While a One Direction concert might be out of this world to some fans, 1D heartthrob Harry Styles is literally trying to travel out of this world. The singer has reportedly bid two hundred and forty thousand US dollars to join Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic voyage. Other celebrities set to make the trip to space include Justin Bieber, Brad Pitt and Ashton Kutcher. But, even though Harry made a bid for a seat, the money might not guarantee him a trip to space, because he made his offer so late.
TheStreet (Sep. 15, 2015) Imagine if anyone could buy a ticket to space? Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos is on a mission to make that happen. He announced Tuesday that his aerospace company Blue Origin is planning to build ... watch video
AP (Feb. 4, 2014) Mandla Maseko is set fulfill his ambition to become the first black African to travel into space. He has been selected as one of the 23 civilians to be on a suborbital flight 62 miles above the earth ... watch video
AFP (July 21, 2015) Three astronauts set to travel to the International Space Station, voiced faith in Russia's space programme despite a delay to their trip caused by the failed launch of a cargo ship.
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AFP (Sep. 2, 2015) A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts successfully launches towards the International Space Station, marking the 500th manned launch in space travel history.
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AFP (Dec. 15, 2015) Tim Peake, the first Briton to travel to the International Space Station, blasts off from the Baikonur cosmodrome with Russian space veteran Yury Malenchenko and Tim Kopra of NASA for a six-month ... watch video
Reuters (Feb. 5, 2013) Space start-up company UrtheCast wants to bring Earth into sharper focus with state-of-the-art cameras mounted aboard the International Space Station. The company is building a web platform to stream ... watch video
NASA (Nov. 30, 2012) As space shuttle Atlantis rolled to its new home at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex earlier this month, NASA and its commercial crew partners reflected on the Space Shuttle Program's ... watch video
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