Gravity-Free Getaways: The Dawning of the Space Hotel

Conceptual view out the porthole of a spaceship that is flying near Earth.

Pack your bags and get ready to explore the dawning space age of tourism. (Image: Buradaki via Dreamstime)

What Caused the Strange Blue Spiral Light Above New Zealand?

Blue spiral light over New Zealand.

A spiral of blue lights as seen from Stewart Island, New Zealand. (Image: Alasdair Burns via Twinkle Dark Sky Tours)

Proposed SpaceX Base Threatens Lands and Livelihoods in Papua

Islanders and their boats in Papua New Guinea.

Elon Musk's proposed SpaceX base in Biak, Papua, could have a negative impact on local livelihoods and the environment. (Image: Freesally via Pixabay)

SpaceX’s First Civilian Crew is a Go!

The Inspiration4 crew.

Inspiration4 mission crew members (from left) Jared Isaacman, Hayley Arceneaux, Sian Proctor, and Chris Sembroski pose at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Image: via SpaceX)

Last 2 Seats of Jared Isaacman’s Private SpaceX Flight Go to Space Fans

Launch of the SpaceX Dragon.

Two space fans will be getting the last seats on Jared Isaacman's private SpaceX flight. (Image: SpaceX via Flickr)

Is SpaceX Retrofitting Oil Rigs as Launchpads?

An offshore oil drilling rig.

Two oil rigs off the Texas coast have been purchased by a company that has ties to Elon Musk's SpaceX. (Image: Tony Webster via Wikimedia Commons)

Why Terraforming Mars May Not Be Possible

SpaceX Starship.

SpaceX has conducted several test flights of its Starship prototype scheduled for a Mars landing by 2024. (Image: via SpaceX)

SpaceX Will Be Sending Tourists to Space Next Year

The Crew Dragon spaceship.

SpaceX will be sending tourists to space using its Crew Dragon capsule. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)

SpaceX Successfully Completes Crew Dragon Abort Test

The Crew Dragon's flight abort test.

The successful abort test of the Crew Dragon spacecraft brings Elon Musk’s SpaceX one step closer to launching astronauts into space. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)

Reaction Engines Passed a Major Milestone, but How Does It Compare to SpaceX?