Tom Cremins: ‘Our goal is to have the first woman and the next man to demonstrate that it is a new age.’

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) is on course to return humans to the moon by 2024, one of its senior officials have said. T(...)

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and Tesla Inc., speaks during an event at the SpaceX launch facility in Cameron County, Texas, U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Musk gave space fans an update Saturday evening on the status of "Starship," the next-generation vehicle his SpaceX plans to use to eventually take humans to Mars. Photographer: Bronte Wittpenn/Bloomberg

Elon Musk gave space fans an outline of plans for “Starship,” the next-generation vehicle his Space Exploration Technologies Corp expects to use to ev(...)

A video grab taken shows a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard lifting off during the Demo-1 mission. Photograph: Getty Images

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft took off on Saturday morning, marking the first major step towards US ambitions to resume sending astronauts into spac(...)