According to tech site Tech Insider reported on August 24, a new space tourism company World View is scheduled by the end of 2016, and passengers to the ground through the hot air balloon 20 miles (32.2 kilometers) of the edge of space.
According to the definition of the International Federation of aviation, space center distance around 100-kilometer (62 mph). Its five-hour journey will take you to the one-third position.
Also offers cocktails during the journey, you can see the stars in the sky, the darkness of the universe, the curvature of the Earth. All this cost of approximately US $ 75,000 (about 481,000).
1, floating above 100,000 feet (30.5 km) 99% of the atmosphere.
2, at the launch point, 6 passengers and two crew members into the pressurized cabin, cabin with bathroom and snack bar.
3, the cabin can be observed 360 panoramic views, while also providing the Internet connection, to share photos in real time.
4, helium balloons with giant polyethylene cabin up.
5, at 100,000 feet (30.5 meters) high altitude, the cabin will stop rising.
6, the process will last for 90 minutes.
7, at 100,000 feet altitude, passengers will see the sky full of stars.
8, and the vastness of the universe.
9, passengers can see the curvature of the Earth, sometimes raised "Overview effect".
10, many astronauts say in such high places of the Earth, everything has become small, insignificant. Passengers in this highly scenic 2 hour or so.
11, drops, balloons will be about 50,000 feet high from the cabin in parachute gliding to a landing point with the help of.
12, when a hot-air balloon to reach the ground, staff will be recycled.
13, after landing, passengers will take a private machine back to the launch point. According to the different time of the year, distance between landing and launch points for 0-300 miles.
14, World View company said the aerospace community thinks high altitude balloon is safe and reliable.
15, the company invited United States NASA scientists and astronauts, as passengers of flight guidance, such as astronaut Mark Kelly and United States before NASA Science Director, new horizons principal investigator Alan Stern. Code farmers take a class Uber platform quickly
World View's goal is to complete its testing before the end of 2016, and began operations.
At present, the company is still looking for a suitable launch position, and to estimate the possibility of children involved in the flight. They accept children over 10, under the guardianship of the flight reservation.
Only $ 75,000, you can book travel farthest from the hot air balloon ride seat.