Billionaires Choose To Go To The Moon, Not Because It'll Be Easy, But Because It'll Be Profitable

Energy | Andrew Follett
Group of Rockets go up to the moon and stars of dollar sign with business startup concept. (Shutterstock/Vectortone)

‘A golden age of innovation in space’

Here's A 360 Degree View Of What Its Like To Ride A Rocket Into Orbit

Energy | Andrew Follett
People watch as India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6) blasts off carrying a 2117 kg GSAT-6 communication satellite from the Satish Dhawan space centre at Sriharikota, India, August 27, 2015. (REUTERS/Stringer)

‘The sky is not the limit’

Amazon Founder Sells $1 Billion In Stock To Finance Rocket Company

Energy | Andrew Follett
October 5, 2016 Billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket prepares to launch into space before test of inflight escape system. (Screenshot/Youtube/Blue Origin)

They’ll carry tourists into space by 2018

Analysts Say Tesla's Market Gains Are Coming From Elon Musk's Groupies

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive, Elon Musk enters the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 6, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘It’s ridiculous’

Putin Wants A New Space Race Against US Companies

Energy | Andrew Follett
Vladimir Putin (Credit: Frederic Legrand - COMEO / Shutterstock.com)

‘We follow technological breakthroughs very carefully in the Kremlin’

Elon Musk Sends His First Reusable Rocket To Space

Energy | Andrew Follett
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on a supply mission to the International Space Station from historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 19, 2017. (REUTERS/Joe Skipper)

‘My mind is blown’

Here's What The Inside Of Jeff Bezos's New Rocket Looks Like

Energy | Andrew Follett
October 5, 2016 Billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket prepares to launch into space before test of inflight escape system. (Screenshot/Youtube/Blue Origin)

‘Every seat’s a window seat’

Elon Musk: We Need To Colonize Mars To Escape Robot Apocalypse

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘We needed to colonize Mars so that we’ll have a bolt-hole if A.I. goes rogue and turns on humanity’

SpaceX Builds Rocket Recovery Robot Named 'Optimus Prime'

Energy | Andrew Follett
AYUTTAYA,THAILAND - AUGUST 09, 2015 : The Replica of Optimus Prime robot made from iron part of a Car display at Thung Bua Chom floating market (Shutterstock/Wasan Ritthawon)

It is stationed on a drone barge

SpaceX And NASA Find 'Landing Site' For 2020 Mars Mission

Energy | Andrew Follett
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. Space Exploration Technologies announced April 27, 2016, it will send uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, a first step in company founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

Where’s the best spot to land on The Red Planet?

Elon Musk Isn't Happy With Trump's Plan To Send NASA To Mars

Energy | Andrew Follett
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo)

‘If Trump wants to make America’s space program great again, he needs to do it while he is at the wheel’

First Canadian Spaceport Will Be Built By 2022, US Already Has 9

Energy | Andrew Follett
BAIKONUR, KAZAKHSTAN - 11 December 2011 Launch of a Proton M rocket (Shutterstock/Nostalgia for Infinity)

US is already operating nine at least partially-commercial spaceports

Elon Musk And Jeff Bezos Battle For Dominance In Space

Energy | Andrew Follett
Group of Rockets go up to the moon and stars of dollar sign with business startup concept. (Shutterstock/Vectortone)

Blue Origin had more consistent gains and fewer losses than SpaceX

Take A Look At The New Rocket From Jeff Bezos' Space Company

Energy | Andrew Follett
Rocket Space Ship . Mixed media (Shutterstock/Sergey Nivens)

Blue Origin is already opening up ‘early access’

Elon Musk Pushes Mars Mission Back 2 Years To Focus On Moon

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Delayed from 2018 to 2020

SpaceX Flying Two Tourists Around The Moon Next Year

Energy | Andrew Follett
Touristic space shuttle. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Tatiana Shepeleva)

‘They have already paid a significant deposit’

Trump To Send NASA Back To The Moon In 2019

Energy | Andrew Follett
Brave astronaut at the spacewalk on the moon. This image elements furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/ Vadim Sadovski )

One ‘small step for man’ could save billions

Computer Glitch Prevents SpaceX From Docking At Space Station

Energy | Andrew Follett
A depiction of the Space Shuttle docked at the International Space Station orbiting Earth. - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Somebody’s getting fired

This Spectacular Footage Shows SpaceX Landing A Rocket

Energy | Andrew Follett

10 points for sticking the landing…

Records Suggest Elon Musk's 'Boring' Idea Far From Becoming Reality

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive, Elon Musk enters the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 6, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘For now, just a hole in our ground’