Perlan 2 Targets Edge Of Space

Credit: Airbus Perlan Mission II
The remote southern Andes seem an unlikely place to explore the upper reaches of the atmosphere, probe the mysteries of climate change and at the same time set a new sailplane world altitude record. Yet it is over these rugged peaks, close to the southern tip of Argentina, that a unique combination...

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