Sub-orbital SpacecraftVehicles, such as SpaceShipOne, that do not reach orbit during spaceflight
Planning a visit to the Museum? We provide some helpful hints.
July 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The first suborbital tourists will spend up to $200,000 for a few precious minutes of weightlessness. How many minutes will they get?
January 06, 2012 | By David Warmflash
A retrospective of Burt Rutan's high-performance art.
January 2012 | By The Editors
Every research aircraft poses a question. Sometimes the answer is "forget it."
August 2011 | By The Editors
Saturn's mysterious moon may have airplanes in its future.
July 2010 | By Tony Reichhardt
Burt Rutan remembers the birth of the VariEze and names his favorite aircraft.
August 2009 | By Linda Shiner
Meet the first commercial rocketship pilots.
March 2009 | By Michael Belfiore
Will Rocketplane launch spacecraft from Oklahoma?
November 2007 | By Michael Belfiore
An eminent space historian looks back on the first 50 years of space exploration.
July 2007 | By Roger D. Launius
To Tim Pickens, rockets are the only way to go.
July 2007 | By Peter Garrison
Will starry-eyed entrepreneurs transform today's wide-open spaces into tomorrow's spaceports?
May 2007 | By Ed Regis
From the impossible dream of a space-based shield, missile defense has come down to Earth. But will it work?
May 2007 | By Ben Iannotta
In 1946, rocket-borne cameras gave us our first look at Earth from beyond the atmosphere.
November 2006 | By Tony Reichhardt
Gus Grissom's Mercury capsule settles down in Kansas.
September 2006 | By Paul Hoversten
You can leave and reenter the atmosphere, feel the kick of a rocket, and see the curvature of Earth. Step right up and lay down your 200 grand.
March 2006 | By Craig Mellow
SpaceShipOne takes its place in the Milestones of Flight gallery.
March 2006 | By Diane Tedeschi
If you fall off your horse...
July 2005 | By Brian Binnie
Some went west. This is the story of the ones who went east.
September 2003 | By Anatoly Zak
The systems that cool the threat from heat-seeking missiles.
July 2003 | By Sam Goldberg
The Scud missiles causing so much anxiety in the world today are Soviet designs that originated in a weapon developed by the Nazis.
May 2003 | By Bruce Berkowitz