Blog Read what Richard had to say while preparing for spaceflight, and learn about life on the ISS.

 

As I mentioned in an earlier blog entry, I very quickly realized that my path to space wouldn’t be the government-funded one my father had taken. To that end, I have been investing in privatizing space since I made my first profits from the games…

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  Today is a special day, marking the 50th anniversary of the launch of the first Sputnik satellite into space, which sent shockwaves through the U.S. space industry and kicked off the space race between the United States, Russia, and—to a lesser degree—China. It’s also…

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  Journeying to space has been a dream of mine since I was young. This is hardly surprising since my father, Owen Garriott, is a former NASA astronaut who participated in such missions as Skylab and Spacelab-1 in the 1970′s and 1980′s.   So for…

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