Artists launch colorful ‘jellyfish’ balloon to the stratosphere in inaugural test flight

A group of artists has launched a colorful, jellyfish-looking craft into Earth’s stratosphere as part of a unique test flight. This past summer, the Beyond Earth artist collective completed an artwork they’ve designated “Living Light.” The piece of art “combines biology, artificial intelligence, and aerospace technology,” and “explores the connections between our blue planet and … Read more

World View to start flying passengers on stratospheric balloon rides in 2024

Aspiring space tourists now have another option to consider. World View Enterprises is developing a balloon-based system that will carry people to the stratosphere, with the first commercial flights targeted for early 2024, the Arizona-based company announced today (Oct. 4). The typical ride will last six to eight hours and take passengers to an altitude … Read more

Tourists Will Be Able To Visit Space In A Balloon For A Surprising Price

Alamy For the eco-friendly space tourists out there, you can touch the stars in a balloon – and you won’t need to enter Squid Game to pay back the debt. Once upon a time, when the US launched its early Apollo missions and Russia was blasting its own cosmonauts into orbit, the world was obsessed … Read more

Space tourists can take eco-friendly balloon ride to orbit for £37,000

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Balloons have entered the space tourism race as tech company World View announced plans to float passengers to the edge of space in a silent manner. Flying to the stratosphere in a balloon might make the most … Read more

Balloon to fly people to edge of space

Balloons have entered the space tourism race as a tech company has announced plans to float passengers to the edge of space. Flying to the stratosphere in a balloon might make the most hardened passenger queasy but the CEO and president of World View, Ryan Hartman, said it is very safe. “The ability to ascend … Read more

Space tourism firm will offer balloon flights to the stratosphere by 2024

A space tourism firm says it will be able to send you to the stratosphere in a balloon by 2024, but a single seat on the commercial flight will set you back £36,700 ($50,000). World View Enterprises is working on the balloon-based system in Tucson, Arizona, where it says it will take people up to … Read more

This Giant Balloon Will Start Flying Travelers to Space in 2024 – Robb Report

A Florida company is now offering a different space-flight experience than the rocket-based trips from Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic and Space-X. Space Perspective said that last Friday’s successful launch of its space balloon, Neptune One, shows that another type of space travel is possible. Unlike the aircraft-like capsule of the other commercial space firms, Neptune … Read more

Space travel reimagined with ‘gentle’ journey in a huge balloon

Taber MacCallum, co-founder of Space Perspective, joins ‘Varney & Co.’ to discuss his space balloon venture, which provides a ‘gentle’ liftoff to the edge of space for $125,000 per person. Talk of space tourism is blasting off just one day after Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson made history by being the first billionaire to travel into … Read more