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Motorcycle gets spacecraft propulsion parts

Spacecraft manufacturer XCOR comes up with an unusual two-wheeled way to test some critical bearing components from its rocket propellant piston pump.

By May 4, 2012


Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By November 4, 2013


Upstart unveils tourist space suit

Washington, D.C., start-up Orbital Outfitters shows off a prototype of its first pressurized suit for the commercial space industry at the 2007 X Prize Cup.

By October 27, 2007


Rocket Racing League takes off with new engine, DKNY

The league, an aspiring Formula 1 for rocket racing, chooses a new liquid oxygen-alcohol engine from Armadillo Aerospace, a suborbital space company founded by Doom creator John Carmack.

By August 27, 2008