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Arizona Votes To Build Spaceport For Space Ballooning

http://techcrunch.com/2016/01/19/arizona-votes-to-build-spaceport-for-space-ballooning/

The high altitude balloon company World View Enterprises reached an important milestone today, when Arizona’s Pima County voted to award them a $14.5 million deal to build a spaceport. Jane Poynter, CEO of World View, told TechCrunch that this vote comes after a yearlong, nationwide search for a World View headquarters location.

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Spaceport Tucson: World View’s New Home for Balloon Tourist Flights

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World View Enterprises, which aims to loft paying customers to the stratosphere beneath a giant balloon, will do so from the newly approved Spaceport Tucson in southeastern Arizona, company representatives announced Tuesday.

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Ride a Balloon to Space? $15M Deal Gives a Lift to World View spaceport in Tucson

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World View Enterprises’ plan to send tourists from Spaceport Tucson into the stratosphere in a balloon-borne capsule won a $15 million vote of support today from Arizona’s Pima County.

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Arizona County to Build New Headquarters for World View

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Arizona officials approved a plan Jan. 19 to build a new headquarters and launch site for World View, a company developing high-altitude balloons for space tourism and other applications, keeping the company from moving out of state.

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Balloon Capsule That Will Take People To The Edge Of Space Completes Test Flight

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A commercial spaceflight company that wants to send people on balloon-powered capsule trips to the edge of space has completed a prototype test of its ambitious endeavor.

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Daily Mail (UK) Company Begins Test Flights for Manned Private Space Travel Read Full Article

Company Begins Test Flights for Manned Private Space Travel

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World View, the commercial spaceflight company, has successfully completed a major milestone test flight to meet its 2017 goal for manned private flights to the edge of space.

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World View Tests a Small Version of its Balloon-powered Spacecraft

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World View, the company that plans to offer relatively affordable trips to the edge of space using ginormous helium balloons, has successfully completed its first major test flight.

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World View Successfully Completes Test Flight for Commercial Balloon Flights

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American commercial spaceflight company World View has successfully completed a test flight from Page, Arizona, which brings the company closer to commercial balloon flights.

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Popular Science After Successful Flight Test, World View Ready For Next... Read Full Article

After Successful Flight Test, World View Ready For Next Phase

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Some say the sky is the limit, but for World View, an Arizona-based balloon flight company, sending commercial passengers more than 100,000 feet above Earth is the ultimate goal. The company came one step closer to achieving that on Saturday, with a scaled-down but fully functional test launch from an airfield in Page, Arizona, which now readies it for full-scale test flights.

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Bloomberg Businessweek Record-Breaking Space Dive Sets Stage For World View Space... Read Full Article

Record-Breaking Space Dive Sets Stage For World View Space Flights

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Following the record-breaking 135,908-foot space dive accomplished by Google’s Alan Eustace and the Paragon StratEx team, World View Enterprises, the commercial balloon spaceflight company, has acquired the technology from this history-making project. The acquisition will advance the company’s mission to pioneer a new frontier at the edge of space for travel and research.

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