Nine months after unveiling plans for high-altitude balloon rides -- high enough for passengers to see the curvature of Earth against the blackness of space -- World View has successfully tested a one-tenth size mockup. Continue reading â†’
After handlers lost control of a Google balloon launched two years ago, UFO sightings started pouring in.
It's been just over 50 years since NASA launched its last passive communications satellite. Continue reading â†’
If the thought of a rocket ride to space -- or the $250,000 price tag to get there -- leaves you feeling queasy, an Arizona firm thinks it has a gentler, less expensive alternative.
As the company World View announces its plans to balloon tourists into the stratosphere, what would such a trip look like?
The alien diatoms are back! This time they're infesting our stratosphere, messing with our high-altitude balloons... possibly. Continue reading â†’
The Nuclear Compton Telescope (NCT) was being prepared for launch in Australia, but the wind changed direction, dragging the NCT across the launch site, smashing into a parked SUV. No injuries are reported.