It began selling tickets on stratospheric balloons for tourists
Balloons are inexpensive, but can be useful in many situations. For example, they can be used to observe the surface of the earth, to monitor various weather and natural phenomena. They can be useful for the control of forest fires, or to distribute the Internet, with the cost of these services will be significantly lower than that offer satellite companies. And yet they can be used to entertain the thrill. Therefore World View startup has developed its own balloons and began to test.
The first launch took place shortly after obtaining a permit from the Federal Aviation Administration, and was successful. Now developers are testing various balloons management system, suggesting that in the future they will be run at a height of about thirty kilometers. Planes usually fly at an altitude of about ten kilometers, so the opportunity to see the world from such a height in the companies are going to provide including tourists. Balloons with the tourists will be managed by qualified pilots, so afraid of nothing in flight. Stratollite passengers be given the opportunity to take off on an incredible height, and for some time to admire the beauty of the earth, after which the aircraft will be reduced at the expense of gas coming out of it, and tourists will be able to return to Earth with the help of parachutes.
Ticket price - 75 thousand dollars. When it will begin flights, it is unclear, but the company has already started selling tickets.