Mission: Space

We’ll tell you the other billionaires reaching for the stars on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Morgan Brennan reports.

The nation enters a new era of space exploration…50 years after mankind first set foot on the moon. Morgan Brennan has more for us.

Richard Branson wants to take tourists into space on his Virgin Galactic and he’s making it possible for investors to be part of this journey. Morgan Brennan has more for us from the New York Stock Exchange.

“Shark Tank’s” Kevin O’Leary recently had the opportunity to take a tour of the Virgin Galactic hangar when it was located in Mojave, California. He also spoke with Richard Branson about the cost for a seat on the Virgin Galactic as well as celebrities who have already signed on to be the first ones heading into space as tourists.

SpaceX is raising yet another round of funding, a month after completing its second fundraising of the year.

SpaceX caught the half of the fairing, or nose cone, of its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday, passing another milestone as the company seeks to consistently reuse an expensive part of its rocket.

A number of space exploration start-ups are happening in China. Our Eunice Yoon is in Beijing with more on this.

Morgan Brennan reports on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin and the company’s moon lander, which Bezos hopes to use to help NASA reach the moon by 2024.