Spaceflight(Search results - 5)
TechnologyJul 11, 2021, 9:18 PM IST
'License to thrill': Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in Virgin Galactic's Unity spaceship
After achieving the space feat, Richard Branson said, "Congratulations to everyone for creating such a beautiful, beautiful day."
TechnologyJul 11, 2021, 9:50 AM IST
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson to launch himself into space today; power the next space age
A twin-fuselage carrier aircraft, VMS Eve, will take off with VSS Unity and release it at the height of roughly 50,000 feet (15,000m). VSS Unity pilots Dave Mackay and Michael Masucci will then ignite its rocket engines, muscling the spacecraft to Mach 3 above the 50 miles (80km) altitude, which is considered the boundary of space.
LifestyleJun 24, 2021, 2:35 PM IST
For $125,000, you can take a luxury voyage to space and enjoy a drink there as well
Space Perspective, which is based out of the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, is now accepting reservations for a seat on its Spaceship Neptune. The first commercial flight is expected in late 2024.
Middle EastFeb 10, 2021, 10:36 AM IST
'Hope' floats over Mars, celebrations erupt in UAE
The United Arab Emirates became the fifth space agency to enter the Martian orbit when Amal, Arabic for Hope, successfully entered the Red Planet's orbit on its first attempt.
NEWSJan 11, 2019, 5:56 PM IST
Gaganyaan, India's first manned mission to space will venture on December 2021
The Union Cabinet had in December approved the indigenous human spaceflight programme through which a three-member crew would be sent to space for seven days.