[HELSINKI] Finland's Nokia has been selected by Nasa to build the first cellular network on the moon, the company said on Monday.

[WASHINGTON] Richard Branson could shoot into space on his Virgin Galactic aircraft as its first passenger early next year, the company said, potentially blazing a path for commercial flights.

[LONDON] Richard Branson has broken out assets of the firm that held his stake in Virgin Galactic Holdings, giving the British billionaire greater control of his most valuable listed holding.

[WASHINGTON] The first US astronauts to reach the International Space Station on an American spacecraft in nearly a decade might not come home this weekend as scheduled because of Hurricane Isaias...

[WASHINGTON] Billionaire Richard Branson's space tourism firm Virgin Galactic revealed the interior of its centerpiece space plane on Tuesday, showing off a cabin with new custom seats and a "...

[WASHINGTON] SpaceX announced a new partnership Monday to send four tourists deeper into orbit than any private citizen before them, in a mission that could take place by 2022 and easily cost more...

[CAPE CANAVERAL] Space engineer Pablo de Leon has designed two spacesuit prototypes for the Moon and for Mars, and knows how long development takes.

[MOJAVE, CALIFORNIA] A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard Branson's company closer to...

[WASHINGTON] British billionaire Richard Branson plans to travel to space within the next four or five months aboard his own Virgin Galactic spaceship, he told AFP Thursday.

[WASHINGTON] The US space agency on Thursday announced nine private companies, mostly start-ups, that will bid on US$2.6 billion in contacts to build spacecraft to carry payloads to the Moon as...