Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos will be going into space on July 20 with the winner of the auction for its first tourism flight - a mysterious bidder who pledged $28 million for the experience.
Axiom Space and other companies in the private sector will soon build commercial space stations in low earth orbit. The International Space Station will be retiring soon and become a jump-off point for the future of deep space exploration.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is looking for the next class of its flight directors - who will lead its upcoming human spaceflight missions - in a press release Tuesday, September 1.
Sir Richard Branson, the English business magnate behind the Virgin Group, is set to go to space. He's travelling using his space company's maiden voyage, igniting another avenue for commercial space travel.