Year End

Look: 10 of the most explosive space launches of 2021

Space travel — and tourism — soared to new heights this year.

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2021 was massive for space travel, and not just for the purposes of exploration.

NASA launched plenty of research missions, but we also saw a boom in commercial spaceflight.

SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic took to the skies for some historic first flights, offering a glimpse at the future of space tourism.

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