December 2013

Astronaut Mark Kelly joins World View’s near-space balloon team

December 10th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who commanded the second-last space shuttle mission — and spent months at the side of his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, while the congresswoman recovered from a near-fatal shooting in 2011 — has joined a venture to send tourists 100,000 feet up to get their own space-style view [...]

November 2013

World View Wants To Take You To Space Without Rockets

November 25th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , , |

For private citizens who want to go into space, the options are pretty limited right now. In the near future, though, that’s bound to change, as a number of companies are actively working on offering manned commercial space flight. Among those companies, though, probably one of the most intriguing is [...]