Interview with David Anderman: How SpaceX Prepared Civilian Space Tourists Ahead of Historic Private Launch

Interview with David Anderman: How SpaceX Prepared Civilian Space Tourists Ahead of Historic Private Launch

Sep 15, 2021

David Anderman, former general counsel at SpaceX, joined Cheddar to discuss the prep work that the civilian astronauts had to endure in order to be cleared for launch. He also talked about what the launch means for SpaceX as a company, particularly as the company expands its mission bringing high-sp...

Interview with Deborah Sass: Previewing SpaceX's Historic 'Inspiration 4' Mission

Interview with Deborah Sass: Previewing SpaceX's Historic 'Inspiration 4' Mission

Sep 15, 2021

SpaceX is sending the first all-civilian crew into orbit tonight in the 'Inspiration 4' flight. Cheddar News was joined by Space Hero Founding Partner and Co-CEO Deborah Sass to preview the flight and discuss the future of commercial space flight.

These reality shows are sending regular people to space

These reality shows are sending regular people to space

Aug 05, 2021

The hottest new reality show isn't set in a house, on an obstacle course, or on the Jersey Shore. Television producers are betting on a new location: the International Space Station.

Space Hero: Inside the TV Show that Wants to Take You to Space (Literally)

Space Hero: Inside the TV Show that Wants to Take You to Space (Literally)

Jul 01, 2021

Space Hero, first announced in September 2020, aims to choose one lucky winner and send them to the International Space Station in 2023. The event will employ aerospace company Axiom Space to send the winner on one of its future crewed missions, which could use a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.

Civilians are rushing to sign up to space-travel competitions. Some are looking to push themselves to the limit, while others hope it will help their career ambitions.

Civilians are rushing to sign up to space-travel competitions. Some are looking to push themselves to the limit, while others hope it will help their career ambitions.

May 29, 2021

The makers of Space Hero have signed an agreement with NASA but this "does not authorize a private astronaut mission to the International Space Station," a NASA spokesperson told Space.com. Rather, it is "a nonreimbursable Space Act Agreement for the purpose of facilitating initial cooperation and i...

The spaceflight revolution is busier than ever

The spaceflight revolution is busier than ever

May 25, 2021

The public has never before been presented with so many space activities going on at the same time. But experts still aren’t sure that interest will help transition parts of the space industry away from its government reliance into a sustainable industry.

Welcome to the spaceflight revolution

Welcome to the spaceflight revolution

May 25, 2021

From competitions to send ordinary people to space to ambitious Mars landings and Moon missions, space is increasingly center of mind for people around the world. Two competition TV shows — Space Hero and Who Wants to be an Astronaut? — are in various phases of production, with plans to give away a …

NASA Considers Commercial Reality TV Show That Aims to Send One Lucky Civilian to Space

NASA Considers Commercial Reality TV Show That Aims to Send One Lucky Civilian to Space

Apr 16, 2021

A proposed reality TV show competition called “Space Hero” wants to send one lucky civilian to the International Space Station (ISS)—and they may have taken one giant leap toward a series launch. The show itself will take place here on Earth, with participants competing for a grand prize trip to the…

NASA signs off on developing ‘Space Hero’ reality TV series

NASA signs off on developing ‘Space Hero’ reality TV series

Apr 15, 2021

Got stars in your eyes? Then maybe you have what it takes to be the next “Space Hero” — a new reality television show being developed with support from emerging commercial

Do YOU have what it takes? Reality TV competition ‘Space Hero’ signs an agreement with NASA to send one winner to the International Space Station for 10 days in 2023

Do YOU have what it takes? Reality TV competition ‘Space Hero’ signs an agreement with NASA to send one winner to the International Space Station for 10 days in 2023

Apr 14, 2021

NASA has signed an agreement with reality TV competition ‘Space Hero’ to send the winner up to the International Space Station for 10 days as the first prize.