An undated image provided by World View shows an illustration of the World View space capsule which is complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a lavatory and a 360-degree view. The World View travel experience is more approachable than a brief, jolting rocket ride. (World View via AP)

Space tourism projects at a glance

Virgin Galactic later this month in Mojave, Calif., is preparing to roll…


In this Nov. 1, 2014 file photo, wreckage lies near the site where a Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket, SpaceShipTwo, exploded and crashed in Mojave, Calif.  (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP 2014)

NTSB: Company should have prepared for human error

WASHINGTON — The developer of the commercial spacecraft that broke apart during…


AP Photo/Scaled CompositesIn this undated photo released Saturday

Pilot's survival hailed as miracle, but not unique

There were no ejection seats and no easy ways out of SpaceShipTwo…


AP Photo/NTSBIn this Nov. 1

Virgin spaceship's descent system deployed early

An experimental rocket ship broke apart in flight over California's Mojave Desert…

AP Photo/NTSBIn this Nov. 1
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Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert

A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a…

AP Photo/Reed Saxon