High-frequency sound waves help this new scanning technology cut through grime, and make authenticating your identity with your finger more secure than ever.
The third such test flight examined the spaceship's reaction control system and thermal protection.
In addition to launching a weather station into space, the private space-exploration company will once again attempt to land the launch rocket on a barge.
As a white dwarf in the final throes of its life span, a dying star throws off a nebula known poetically -- if not entirely accurately -- as the 'Ghost of Jupiter'.
Thanks to a new video shot from the tail of SpaceShipTwo, we can see what space tourism might look like, at least from the window view that $250,000 buys.
The commercial spaceline, co-owned by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group, just pushed its flagship aircraft higher and faster than ever before in a second rocket-powered flight.
The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla wants to speed up the development of 800-mph tube transport. He's willing to pay for testing -- most likely in Texas -- to make it happen.
Virgin's commercial passenger space flight venture is soon to begin a new round of test flights for spaceliner SpaceShipTwo.
The space plane hits Mach 1.2 as Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sees "full space flight" by the end of 2013.
Watching this video of Virgin founder's opulent private island captured via drone will make you drool -- and he wants you to.