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

Air France rides the recovery in travel demand and expands the winter network

Air France extends its pace on the reopening route and, with the introduction of the winter operation, it will serve up to 182 destinations, including 23 new routes compared to last year. Among the highlights of the season stand out theincreased capacity to the United States, up to over 90% of the capacity offered in … Read more

NASA wants a new electric Astrovan to compete with SpaceX’s and Blue Origin’s rides

NASA is looking to get back into the #vanlife. The space agency has issued a request for information (RFI) asking for ideas for a Artemis Crew Transportation Vehicle to succeed the iconic “Astrovan” used during the Space Shuttle era. The Astrovan was last used in 2011. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) NASA is preparing to begin sending … Read more