Important Innovations Collection: 2019: Year of Space Renaissance

Global Race to the Moon and Beyond

Source:  Virgin Galactic

Space Vacations Start This Year

2019 is shaping up to be a banner year in space.  Sir Richard Branson's space tourism company Virgin Galactic says it will start carrying tourists to the outer edges of space sometime in 2019,
NASA's New Horizons just reached the farthest distance into outer space and performed a flyby of the cosmic rock Ultima Thule.  China's spacecraft The Chang'e 4 is making the first soft landing on the far side of the moon.  SpaceX is readying for space flights to the moon, the International Space Station and Mars.  These are very exciting space exploration times of breakthrough technology and scientific innovation.  For a news blog on the top missions planned, go to my journalist colleague Ed Kane's blog at https://importantinnovationscollection.blogspot.com/2019/01/2019-year-of-space-renaissance.html

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