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In DepthStart saving: the 21st century space race is on and commercial space travel is set to arrive as soon as 2017.
A whole host of data from the Red Bull Stratosphere jump has been released, giving insight into just how impressive it really was.
A new report shows that Britain's space industry is booming, with an annual turnover of around £7.5 billion.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two (also known as the VSS Enterprise) is on track for its first commercial flight scheduled for some point in 2011, having completed its first successful test flight with a full crew on board earlier this month.
Virgin Galactic, the US based and regulated Space Tourism Company, has announced the appointment of George T Whitesides as its first Chief Executive Officer.
Virgin Galactic saw the inaugural "captive carry" test flight of space tourism aircraft the VSS Enterprise (formerly known as SpaceShipTwo) this week.
US space agency NASA is set to focus on cheaper, more sustainable and longer-range space exploration and human space habitation in the future, revamping its entire space travel and research program this month.