US startup company Moon Express said Wednesday it had received approval from the government to send an unmanned lander to the moon next year, in a first for private industry.
A Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts is on track to arrive at the International Space Station after a delay.
(AP) -- The first private spaceship is headed to the International Space Station. Some questions and answers about the cargo mission by Space Exploration Technologies, known as SpaceX:
Engineers aborted the launch of a privately built spacecraft on a landmark mission to the International Space Station at the last second Saturday due to a rocket engine problem.
California-based company SpaceX was poised to launch its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station Saturday in what may be a historic mission for private spaceflight.
The first commercial cargo run to the International Space Station is off until spring.
(AP) -- A half century ago the Mercury Seven embodied America's space future. Now it's the merchant seven - space companies for hire.