Hot Air Balloon

High-altitude balloon company to break into space tourism market

High-altitude balloon manufacturer World View announces edge-of-space flights, and an ambition to outcompete other space tourism companies...


On this day: the first manned flight in history

Since Icarus, humanity has always jaloused birds for their ability to fly. On this day, 236 years ago, a major step was made towards conquering the sky, as the first manned flight in history took place, aboard a hot air balloon....