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.
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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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
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
AP (Dec. 21, 2011) A Soyuz space capsule carrying a Russian cosmonaut and astronauts from NASA and the European Space Agency blasts off for the International Space Station from Kazakhstan. ... watch video
July 23, 2015 Using archival data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, and the XMM-Newton and Chandra X-ray telescopes, astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole, which is probably ... read more
July 21, 2015 Compared to its celestial neighbors Venus and Mars, Earth is a pretty habitable place. So how did we get so lucky? A new study sheds light on the improbable evolutionary path ... read more
Mar. 7, 2014 Researchers have launched a unique campaign that will enable the public to ‘travel’ to space for the cost of a pair of trainers. Virtual Ride to Space will use cutting-edge virtual technology and ... read more