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Maezawa's pledge to give $9 million to his Twitter followers is the second most retweeted tweet of all time.

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire giving away $9 million on Twitter and looking for a ‘female partner’ to fly to the moon with...

Maezawa says the giveaway is a "social experiment" to see if the money would make his followers happier.

A Mars settlement prototype in California may train astronauts to live on the red planet. Tourists could go for $6,000 a week.

The proposed design would create a space habitat on Earth, complete with glass domes that grow vegetables.

Virgin Galactic leaps after Morgan Stanley says the company’s stock can jump 203% over the next year

The bank issued a buy-equivalent rating for the company, saying it has the potential to "disrupt the multi-trillion-dollar airline" industry.
Patrick Stewart plays Jean-Luc Picard in the sci-fi space series "Star Trek."

Warp speeds in ‘Star Trek’ are achingly slow, and a simple animation by a former NASA scientist proves it

The animation shows how long it takes the starship Enterprise in "Star Trek" to reach Pluto at warp factors that break the known laws of physics.

The most famous women in NASA history

NASA's first all-female spacewalk made history. Women have played crucial roles in NASA's space exploration since its inception.
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacesuit.

11 of the biggest innovations shaping the future of spaceflight today

Private companies like SpaceX and Boeing have started to take the lead in humankind's march into space.
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins in a spacesuit outside the International Space Station on Dec. 24, 2013.

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has spent more days in space than any other American — here’s how much time US astronauts have logged in spac...

American astronauts have racked up an impressive amount of time in zero gravity. Here are the top 15 record-holding US astronauts.

India lost contact with its moon lander, and an astronomer thinks the spacecraft crashed into the lunar surface

The Vikram moon lander disappeared from communications just 1.3 miles above the lunar surface. An astronomer thinks the data indicates a crash.
India's spacecraft, Chandrayaan-2, at launch in July.

India’s $145 million lunar mission is set to make it just the 4th nation to make a soft landing on the moon, only months after NASA called its a...

If the mission is successful, India will follow in the footsteps of China, Russia, and the US, in making a soft moon landing.
The "Gaia" lounge at Virgin Galactic's "Gateway to Space" in New Mexico.

Virgin Galactic unveiled the luxurious lounge where tourists will spend time before their $250,000 trips into space

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic is racing to send humans into space as tourists, and hundreds of people have already signed up.