Doc, am I fit to fly into space?

Doctors may soon face requests to provide medical clearance for commercial space travelers.

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Space and green technology converge at the Cleantech Open

The Cleantech Open, a competition that helps launch new green tech companies, held its launch event Friday night at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. The event brought together nine clean tech companies to exhibit their products or clean tech services.

Richard “Lord British” Garriott in space: “I might just sit up in my window in orbit and write the next game” (interview)

Richard Garriott is best known as Lord British, the designer of video games that have been enjoyed by tens of millions of people over the past three decades. But thanks to the documentary film Man on a Mission: Richard Garriott’s Road to the Stars, he is also now known as a pioneer in commercial space travel who paid about $30 million for a trip to the International Space Station.