Log into your Newser account
Joined Newser on:
Find what you're looking for
More about Newser:
Want to contribute?
Suggest a Story
Get our apps:
Install our app:
He Was a Space Tourist
in 2001. He's Going Back
Oct 12, 2022 11:26 AM CDT
He Was a Space Tourist in 2001. He's Going Back
Dennis and Akito Tito to board SpaceX's second commercial flight around the moon
- Dennis Tito hopes to become a space tourist once again. The 82-year-old aerospace engineer-turned-financial analyst who paid $20 million to Russia for a trip to the International Space Station in 2001 says he and his 57-year-old wife Akito have signed up for a SpaceX flight around the moon. Though it'...
Mars Mission Seeks
Feb 27, 2013 4:04 PM CST
Mars Mission Seeks Married Couple
Private group plans to launch husband and wife to planet in 2018
- In less than five years, a husband and wife could be on their way toward Mars in an audacious but bare-bones private mission that would slingshot them around the Red Planet, according to a plan outlined today by a financial tycoon and his team. The voyage would be a cosmic...
Private Firm Plans
Manned Mars Trip in 2018
Feb 22, 2013 9:30 AM CST
Private Firm Plans Manned Mars Trip in 2018
Inspiration Mars Foundation says journey will take about 500 days
- While NASA concentrates on sending unmanned probes to Mars, a private space enthusiast plans to raise the ante—with a
flight to Mars within the next five years, reports
. Most of the details are under wraps until Wednesday, but the Inspiration Mars Foundation has announced it intends to...
Popular on Newser
Kelsey Grammer Interview Abruptly Ends After Trump Question
A 'Shocking' Find on Trading Ahead of Hamas' Oct. 7 Attack
Fetterman Forks Over $343.20 for a Santos Troll Video
Canadian Entrepreneur, Philanthropist Found Dead With His Partner
Mackenzie Phillips: I Forgave Dad for Me, Not Him
On This Day:
10 Years of Headlines
We're glad you're here.
As an ad-supported site,
Newser can't exist without ads.
To read our stories, you'll
need to tweak one thing.
OK, tell me what to do
If you're using:
An ad-blocker, please whitelist Newser
by clicking the ad-blocker icon in your browser.
(Examples: Adblock Plus
, and Ghostery
A DuckDuckGo extension in your browser, please access Newser without it: Either by removing it, whitelisting us, or using another browser.
Thanks so much.